HIDDEN MEADOWS, Calif. (CNS) – A motorcyclist was fatally injured Monday when he crashed his two-wheeler into a car at high speed while fleeing a traffic stop on Interstate 15 near Fallbrook.
The man, who witnesses said had been racing the driver of a car on the northbound side of the freeway, refused to yield to a California Highway Patrol officer who tried to pull him over north of Deer Springs Road in the Hidden Meadows area about 1 p.m., according to the CHP.
The rider sped off, prompting a brief pursuit that ended when he crashed his 2008 Kawasaki into the back of a northbound Toyota Camry and a center-median guardrail, the CHP reported.
Paramedics took the motorcyclist to Palomar Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. His name was withheld pending family notification.
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