Speeding motorcycle crashes into trolley in Santee

SANTEE - A motorcyclist who sped away from deputies crashed into a trolley in Santee Saturday night.

The collision occurred just after 5 p.m. at the intersection of Mission Gorge Road and Cuyamaca Street. The motorcycle struck the trolley on the green line between Gillespie and Santee stations.

According to the San Diego Sheriff’s Department, deputies were trying to stop the motorcycle for a traffic violation when it sped away. Less than 30 seconds later, it crashed into the trolley.

10News was told the motorcyclist does not have any life-threatening injuries. The Metropolitan Transit System said buses were shuttling riders between the two stations.

The Heartland Fire Department and California Highway Patrol also responded.

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