SAN DIEGO — A 39-year-old motorcyclist was killed in a crash Monday on Interstate 805 near Sorrento Valley, authorities said.
The crash occurred around 8:58 p.m. on Interstate 805 southbound, located south of Interstate 5, Salvador Castro with the California Highway Patrol said in a news release Tuesday.
The motorcyclist, of Oceanside, was stopped in traffic lanes on a black Harley Davidson motorcycle when he was struck by a red Honda Crosstour, according to authorities. The crash caused the rider to be thrown from the motorcycle. Another vehicle also hit the victim and left the scene, per CHP.
The motorcycle rider was pronounced dead at the scene, while the driver of the Honda, an 84-year-old man from San Diego, remained at the location, Castro said.
Authorities determined the driver of the Honda was not under the influence.
First responders shut down the two right lanes on I-805 southbound for several hours during the investigation.
If any member of the public witnessed the crash, or has additional information, they are asked to contact the CHP San Diego Area at (858) 293-6000.