Oceanside man killed in motorcycle crash on northbound Interstate 5 at state Route 78

OCEANSIDE, Calif. - A 25-year-old Oceanside man was killed Sunday when he crashed his motorcycle on northbound Interstate 5 at state Route 78.

A California Highway Patrol dispatcher said the crash was reported at 1:31 a.m.

The dispatcher said an ambulance driver witnessed the collision, and saw the motorcyclist at a high rate of speed going into the transition road to Route 78 east. Sparks were seen as the motorcyclist lost control and hit the guardrail.

The ambulance driver stopped to render aid to the motorcyclist, who was lying on top of the guardrail, the dispatcher said. The motorcyclist was dead at the scene.

 

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