March 23, 2014 (Santee)-- A motorcyclist was arrested last night after a pursuit crash in Santee that injured the motorcyclist. Deputies from the Santee Station tried to pull over the motorcyclist on westbound Mission Gorge Road for a traffic violation. The motorcyclist sped away, and then crashed into a SDMTS Trolley on the green line at the intersection of Mission Gorge Road and Cuyamaca Street just after 5 p.m.
The motorcyclist was injured and transported to the hospital for medical treatment and observation. The extent of the injuries is unknown and no one else was injured in the accident. The motorcycle sustained major damages. The Trolley sustained moderate damage. Traffic investigators from the Santee Station are investigating the collision.
Francisco Roblero, 38, of Whittier, was admitted into the hospital and will be booked into county jail for felony evading peace officers.