In a shocking turn of events in La Jolla, a 61-year-old man on a Harley-Davidson motorcycle sustained serious injuries after a collision with a 2016 Dodge Challenger on Torrey Pines Road.
The unfortunate incident took place at 9:01 p.m. Sunday, at the intersection of Little Street and Torrey Pines Road, as reported by Officer Robert Heims of the San Diego Police Department.
The Dodge, driven by a 19-year-old, was heading south on Little Street when he paused at a stop sign. Upon making a westbound turn onto Torrey Pines Road, the motorcycle crashed into the car’s side front fender. The harrowing aftermath saw the motorcyclist with multiple fractures to his right femur. Miraculously, the young driver of the Dodge emerged unscathed. Authorities have confirmed that DUI wasn’t a contributing factor to the collision.
With rising concerns over road safety, this incident has once again highlighted the importance of vigilance on the roads. The San Diego Police Traffic Division has taken charge of the investigation to determine the exact cause and any potential oversights.
In the meantime, this San Diego motorcycle crash stands as a stark reminder of the need to always exercise caution while driving. Motorcycles in particular should be handled with extra caution due to their limited protection for riders. Motorists should also take note that DUI not only makes roads more dangerous but can have serious legal consequences.
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