On September 9, 2017, 2017 at about 10:50 AM officers from the Escondido Police Department were dispatched to Bear Valley Parkway at the south entrance to Kit Carson Park regarding a vehicle versus motorcycle accident. EPD officers and Escondido Fire paramedics arrived on scene minutes later.
Based on witness statements and physical evidence at the scene, the following occurred. The motorcyclist, a 54 year old male resident of Escondido, was traveling south on Bear Valley Parkway. Meanwhile, a 32 year old male resident of Escondido was attempting a left turn from north bound Bear Valley Parkway into the south entrance of Kit Carson Park when the collision occurred. The motorcyclist was transported to Palomar Medical Center with life-threatening injuries. The driver of the other vehicle was not injured. Alcohol or drugs are not a factor in this collision.