SDPD motorcycle officer knocked down embankment in collision

Posted at 10:16 AM, May 04, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-04 20:16:07-04

SAN YSIDRO, Calif. (KGTV) - A San Diego Police motorcycle officer suffered leg injuries after being struck by a vehicle in the South Bay Friday.

The collision was reported just before 10 a.m. on westbound SR-905 at I-805. The officer was conducting a vehicle stop of a red SUV when a white pickup collided with the officer's motorcycle. The motorcycle then collided with the SUV, knocking the officer 70 feet down an embankment.

The officer was able to call in the collision on their own. The officer was transported to UCSD Medical Center with leg injuries of unknown severity.


The driver of the truck remained at the scene. It's unclear how the collision occurred.

The ramp from westbound SR-905 to southbound I-805 was closed due to the incident.

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