San Diego Motorcycle Accident: 58-Year-Old Harley Davidson Rider Injured In Motorcycle Accident In University Heights By Towne Centre Drive By Nobel Drive
SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA (July 25, 2019) – A 58-year-old man riding a Harley Davidson motorcycle was seriously injured in a car accident near the intersection of Towne Centre Drive and Nobel Drive.
University Height police are saying that the accident took place around 4:25 p.m. A Lexus sedan was making a U-turn and crossed into the path of the motorcyclist.
The 58-year-old man riding the Harley Davidson motorcycle was thrown off his bike and sustained a fractured pelvis and a broken femur.
The driver of the Lexus remained at the scene and cooperated with police. An investigation remains ongoing at this time.
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