Publish Date: 2021/11/05
SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA — A man was seriously hurt Friday afternoon when his motorcycle collided with a minivan on Interstate 5 in Oceanside, according to California Highway Patrol.
The accident occurred on the southbound lanes of the interstate north of Cannon Road. It was first reported by CHP shortly before 2:00 p.m.
It is unclear what led up to the crash, but a silver Toyota Sienna minivan and a red motorcycle were involved.
The male motorcyclist was initially reported lying down in the roadway after the incident, but was later seen getting up and standing up in the center divider.
By 2:41 p.m., CHP indicated the rider had suffered “major injuries,” and an ambulance was en route to the scene.
No other injuries were reported.
The motorcycle had to be towed from the scene, while the minivan remained drivable after the collision.
No further details have been released.
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