November 9, 2012 (El Cajon) – At approximately 6:50 AM this morning San Miguel Firefighters responded to Dehesa Road and Willow Glen, where a 45 year old male from El Cajon was traveling eastbound on Dehesa Rd. west of Willow Glen Dr. He was riding a 1996 Suzuki motorcycle. For reasons unknown he failed to maintain control of the bike and slid across the solid double yellow line west of the intersection with Willow Glen Dr.
A 76 year old male from El Cajon was traveling westbound in a 2008 Chevrolet Tahoe. The motorcycle and rider slide directly into the path of the Tahoe. The driver applied his brakes and swerved to the right in an attempt to avoid a collision. However, he was unsuccessful and collided with the bike and the rider. The collision inflicted fatal injuries to the rider and he was pronounced at the scene.
Due to the nature of the collision, Dehesa Rd. was temporarily closed for clean up and investigation. No other injuries were reported. The cause of the collision is still under investigation.