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San Diego police: Motorcyclist suffers broken leg in hit-and-run crash

Posted at 7:28 AM, Oct 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-14 10:28:18-04

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A hit-and-run driver struck a motorcyclist early Wednesday morning in the Fairmont Village neighborhood, leaving the rider with a broken leg, police said.

The crash was reported around 12:10 a.m. at the intersection of Lantana Drive and Euclid Avenue, San Diego police Officer John Buttle said.

A 33-year-old man was riding a Yamaha motorcycle northbound on Euclid Avenue when a vehicle pulled out from Lantana Drive and struck the right side of the motorcycle, Buttle said.

The rider was taken to a hospital for treatment of a fractured tibia and fibula, the officer said.

The suspect vehicle, described as a white Honda sedan, was last seen heading southbound on Euclid Avenue, Buttle said.

A description of the hit-and-run driver was not immediately available.