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Fatal collision - Vehicle Vs Motorcycle
FATAL MOTORCYCLE COLLISION IN EL CAJON
TYPE OF INCIDENT: VEHICLE VS MOTORCYCLE
DATE AND TIME OF INCIDENT: 07/24/2019 @ 11:55 AM
LOCATION OF INCIDENT: Greenfield Dr. and I-8
RESUME OF INCIDENT:
On 07/24/19 at approximately 11:55 AM, El Cajon Police Officers and paramedics responded to the area of Greenfield Dr. and I-8 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 the motorcyclist was traveling westbound on Greenfield. The driver of a full size pick-up truck was turning left onto Interstate 8 eastbound against a red turn arrow and struck the motorcyclist broadside. Life saving measures were attempted but the rider was pronounced deceased at the scene. Drugs or alcohol do not appear to be a factor in this collision.
The El Cajon Police Department always reminds drivers to share the road.
If there is anyone with further information regarding this collision, please call the El Cajon Police Department at (619) 579-3311.
Lt Jason Taub
El Cajon Police Department Metro Division
Lt Eric Taylor
El Cajon Police Department Patrol Division
Police Chief Jeff Davis