Truck Driver Arrested in Fatal Motorcycle Crash
On Saturday afternoon, a truck driver was arrested on suspicion of vehicular manslaughter. According to ABC San Diego News Channel 10, a motorcyclist was killed in a collision with a truck and trailer on Oceanside Boulevard. Very few details have been released about this fatal motorcycle crash, but we do know that the incident happened at about 1:45 p.m. in the westbound lanes of the roadway. Initial reports indicate that the truck driver allegedly tried to make a left-hand turn onto Oceanside Boulevard from a driveway, where there was a sign posted for right-turns only.
As the truck and trailer were turning, the motorcycle crashed into them. The motorcycle rider was pronounced dead on the scene. A portion of the roadway had to be closed until about 7:00 p.m. as crews and investigators worked the scene. The truck driver was subsequently arrested.