Rider Killed in San Diego Motorcycle Crash on 5 Freeway at I-805

San Diego Motorcycle Crash
CHP Investigating Fatal Motorcycle Crash on I-5 and 805 Freeway in San Diego

San Diego, California (November 6, 2023) – Authorities are investigating a deadly motorcycle crash on Interstate 5 in Torrey Preserve Monday night, according to the California Highway Patrol.

At about 9:01, CHP officers responded to reports of a traffic collision involving a motorcycle and a vehicle on 5 Freeway at Interstate 805.

According to the CHP, a vehicle crashed into a motorcycle at the split. A third vehicle, possibly a trailer, also ran over the motorcycle.

Authorities say the motorcyclist sustained fatal injuries.

No additional information about the crash is available at this time.

The crash is under investigation.

Common Types of Interstate Motorcycle Accidents  in CA

Interstate motorcycle accidents can involve various scenarios and factors. While each accident is unique, here are some common types of motorcycle accidents that can occur on interstates in CA:

  • Intersection accidents: Interstates often intersect with other highways, roads, or ramps. Motorcycle accidents can happen at these intersections due to factors like failure to yield, red-light violations, or improper lane changes by other vehicles.
  • Rear-end collisions: Rear-end accidents happen when a vehicle strikes the rear of a motorcycle. These can occur if a driver fails to maintain a safe following distance or is distracted, resulting in a collision with a motorcycle in front.
  • Lane-changing accidents: Accidents can occur when a vehicle fails to check blind spots or uses improper signaling while changing lanes, leading to a collision with a motorcycle traveling in the adjacent lane.
  • Merge-related accidents: Merge accidents happen when vehicles entering or exiting the interstate fail to yield or properly merge, resulting in a collision with a motorcycle already on the highway.
  • Sideswipe accidents: Sideswipe accidents occur when a vehicle collides with a motorcycle while traveling parallel to each other, often due to the driver’s failure to check mirrors or maintain a safe distance.

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