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Fatal Motorcycle Collision In El Cajon
Fatal Motorcycle Collision
Post Date: 04/02/2017 6:45 PM
FATAL MOTORCYCLE COLLISION IN EL CAJON
TYPE OF INCIDENT: MOTORCYCLE VS VEHICLE COLLISION
DATE AND TIME OF INCIDENT: 04-02-17 at 3:50 pm
LOCATION OF INCIDENT: 800 Block Jamacha Road, El Cajon
RESUME OF INCIDENT:
On 04-02-2017 at approximately 3:50 pm, El Cajon Police Officers and paramedics responded to the area of Jamacha Road and Vista De La Valle in the city of El Cajon reference a call of a collision involving a motorcycle and a vehicle.
Based upon the initial investigation and evidence collected from the scene, it appears that two motorcyclists were traveling southbound on Jamacha Boulevard at a high rate of speed when one of the riders drifted into the northbound lanes of oncoming traffic where he collided with an oncoming northbound vehicle. The second rider continued southbound, eventually losing control of his motorcycle and sustaining serious injuries as a result of the collision.
One rider died at the scene and the other was transported to a local emergency hospital with serious injuries. There were no substantial injuries reported from the occupants of the other vehicles involved. It is yet unknown if alcohol was a factor in the collision.
The El Cajon Police Department always reminds motorcyclists to obey all traffic laws and for drivers to share the road.
If there is anyone with further information regarding this collision, please call the El Cajon Police
Police Department at (619) 579-3311.
Lt. Steve Kirk
El Cajon Police Department Special Enforcement Division
Sgt. Kevin Maxwell
El Cajon Police Department Traffic Division
DATE/TIME: 04-02-17 @ 7:30 PM
Police Chief Jeff Davis