Motorcyclist dies in crash on I-15 near Miramar Way

Posted at 7:48 AM, Feb 16, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-16 15:22:34-05

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - One person is dead following a crash involving a motorcycle and a big rig on Interstate 15 near Miramar Way Friday.

The crash happened on the southbound side of Interstate 15 near Miramar Way just after 6:30 a.m., according to the California Highway Patrol.

Officers said the motorcyclist collided with a rear end of a Toyota, causing him to be ejected from his bike onto the roadway. He was subsequently struck by two vehicles, CHP said.


The 21-year-old motorcyclist was brought to Sharp Memorial Hospital, where he died from his injuries. His name has not been released.

Following the crash, Sky10 footage captured other drivers stopping on the side of the road to assist the downed motorcyclist before paramedics arrived.

The crash, which is under investigation, prompted authorities to block three right lanes.