Publish Date: 2023/07/05
The fatal accident occurred on the westbound side of SR-76 at Sengme Oaks Road, near La Jolla Reservation, at about 6:30 p.m.
California Highway Patrol officials said the victim, Jorge Villa, was operating a Yamaha motorcycle westbound on SR-76. As he attempted to pass a pickup truck, the motorcycle hit the driver’s side of the pickup. The contact caused Villa to lose control of the bike, which then collided with a tree.
The rider, who was ejected from the motorcycle, died from his injuries at the scene, confirmed the CHP.
No information on the other driver has been shared at this time, but an investigation remains underway.
Anyone who may have witnessed the incident is encouraged to reach out to the CHP’s Oceanside Area office at 760-643-3400.
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