SAN DIEGO, CA – Two separate motorcycle crashes happened almost simultaneously on State Route 78 in Santa Ysabel Sunday evening.
According to the Times of San Diego, the incidents occurred at about 5 p.m. as two unidentified men were riding close together in the westbound lanes of SR-78 near Route 79.
One rider lost control of his 2020 Honda Dual Sport and left the roadway and struck a small boulder. He was ejected and thrown back onto the roadway.
The other motorcyclist veered into the oncoming lanes and struck a Ford Focus head-on.
One of the men died at the scene. The second was airlifted to Palomar Medical Center with serious injuries.
A 71-year-old San Diego man, who was the only occupant in the Ford, sustained minor injuries and was treated at the scene.
No other injuries have been reported as a result of the crash.
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