East County News Service
December 18, 2015 (El Cajon) – A motorcyclist suffered fatal injuries in a collision with a silver Hyundai shortly before noon today in the 1600 block of Pepper Drive in El Cajon.
“The Hyundai was traveling East, and the motorcycle was traveling West in the opposite direction. Preliminary evidence and witness statements indicate the driver of the Hyundai made a turning maneuver, entering the path of the motorcycle,” says Lieutenant R. Soulard with El Cajon Police. The motorcycle was unable to avoid colliding with the passenger side of the car.
California Highway Patrol, El Cajon Police and Fire Department paramedics responded to the crash.
The motorcycle rider was pronounced deceased at the scene. The identity is not being released at this time pending notification of family by the Medical Examiner’s Office.
The driver of the Hyundai, an El Cajon resident in her 60s, remained at the scene and has been cooperative in this investigation. No charges have been filed against the driver at this time, and she was uninjured.
The preliminary investigation indicates that alcohol, drugs, or speed do not appear to be factors in this collision at this time, according to police.
Anyone with information regarding this collision is encouraged to contact the El Cajon Police Department Traffic Division at 619-441-1632.