The crash was reported just after 6 a.m. on Mercy Road near the Interstate 15 overpass. The Honda hit the motorcycle after running a red light, San Diego police Sgt. Ray
Battrick. The 33-year-old motorcyclist suffered a minor head injury and a fractured right leg, Battrick said.
Witnesses said the driver of the lowered Honda fled north onto I-15 after the accident. The car had a roof rack, is missing the driver’s side rear-view mirror, Battrick said.
Although the crash tool place off the freeway, it caused the closure of some freeway ramps, resulting in backups on southbound I-15.