Oceanside Man Killed, Woman Injured in Julian Motorcycle Crash on SR-79 near KQ Ranch Road

Julian Motorcycle Crash
Motorcyclist Killed in Head-On Collision on State Route 79 in Julian

Julian, California (August 6, 2021) – A 57-year-old man from Oceanside died on Friday afternoon in a motorcycle accident in Julian on Friday afternoon.

According to the California Highway Patrol, the accident happened at around 1:30 p.m. on the southbound side of State Route 79 near KQ Ranch Road.

The motorcyclist was heading north on SR-79 when for unknown reasons, his 2008 Harley Davidson Dyna Glide drifted into the opposite lane and collided head-on with a 2016 Volkswagen Jetta.

CHP said the rider was pronounced dead at the scene. His name was not disclosed pending notification of the family.

The Volkswagen driver, a 62-year-old Arizona woman, suffered minor injuries and was taken to Palomar Medical Center in Escondido for treatment.

It is unclear whether alcohol and/or drugs played a role in the crash.

CHP is investigating the incident.

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