Motorcyclist Killed in Tractor-Trailer Crash on State Route 52 [Santee, CA]
26-Year-Old Rider Dies in Motorcycle Crash near Mast Boulevard
SANTEE, CA (March 15, 2022) – Early Thursday morning, a motorcyclist was killed in a tractor-trailer crash on State Route 52.
According to California Highway Patrol, officers received reports of the incident around 5:15 a.m., on westbound State Route 52 near Mast Boulevard.
Investigators claimed that a motorcycle crashed into a tractor-trailer, ejecting the rider from the vehicle. Due to the extent of injuries sustained, first responders pronounced the rider dead at the scene.
Authorities later described the unnamed victim as a 26-year-old man from La Mesa. Meanwhile, the 34-year-old tractor-trailer driver from Lakeside remained uninjured.
Santee officials eventually shut down two lanes of the westbound State Route 52 for several hours to investigate. Although, the road has since reopened.
Once available, further details will be provided.
Our warm and sincerest sympathies go out to the friends and family of the victim during this devastating time.
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