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SDPD motorcycle sergeant critically hurt in Temecula crash

Publish Date: 2022/07/05

RIVERSIDE COUNTY, CA — A 42-year-old SDPD sergeant was seriously hurt Saturday night in a motorcycle wreck involving another vehicle near southeast Temecula, reports NBC San Diego.

The accident happened on a stretch of Rainbow Canyon Road just north of Rainbow Valley Boulevard at around 8:35 p.m.

An early investigation by the California Highway Patrol said the sergeant was riding a San Diego Police Department-issued motorcycle northbound at about 35-45 miles per hour. At one point, he lost control at a curve, causing the motorcycle to slide onto its right side.

The bike traveled past the road’s solid double yellow lines and entered the southbound lanes. Moments later, it collided with a 2000 Nissan Frontier pickup truck driven by a a 36-year-old Fallbrook man.

Officials said the sergeant was rushed to Inland Valley Medical Center with major injuries. No updates on his condition have been released as of this writing.

No injuries to the other driver were reported, and no arrests or charges have been made.

An investigation remains in progress.


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