Speeding motorcyclist suffers head injury after colliding with truck
ESCONDIDO, Calif. – A speeding motorcyclist suffered severe head trauma after colliding with a truck in Escondido Thursday.
The 22-year-old motorcyclist crashed into a Toyota 4Runner at the intersection of Leslie Lane and N. Broadway around 9:15 p.m., according to police. The motorcyclist was ejected and transported to Palomar Medical Center.
The collision caused the 4Runner to flip on its side, but the 59-year-old driver was not hurt.
Neither alcohol nor drugs appear to be a factor in the crash, authorities said.
The crash remained under investigation. Any additional witnesses were asked to call Officer Steve Braucht of the Traffic Division at 760-839-4482.