San Diego Motorcycle Officer Suffers Serious Injuries after Crash with Vehicle on Rainbow Canyon Road in Temecula
TEMECULA, CA (July 4, 2022) – A San Diego Police Department motor sergeant was seriously injured in a motorcycle accident on Rainbow Canyon Road on Saturday evening, July 2.
The officer, a Temecula resident, was traveling northbound on Rainbow Canyon Road around 8:30 p.m. For unknown reasons, he lost control of his police motorcycle on a right-hand curve in the roadway and crossed the double yellow lines.
A male driver of an oncoming pickup truck attempted evasive action but was unable to avoid the crash.
As a result, the motorcycle officer suffered major injuries. Paramedics took him to a hospital in an unknown condition.
The California Highway Patrol is still looking into what caused the officer to lose control of his motorcycle.
When driving, be on the lookout for motorcyclists. Increase your following distance behind motorcyclists and maintain a safe speed. Always check your blind spots and observe turn signals. Also, avoid distractions and scan the road for hazards.
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