On February 16, 2017 at about 11:50 PM officers from the Escondido
Police Department were dispatched to the 2100 block of East Grand Avenue
regarding a serious injury collision. EPD officers and Escondido Fire
paramedics arrived on scene minutes later and determined a vehicle
versus motorcycle collision occurred. Fire personnel attempted life
saving measures although the motorcyclist died at the scene.
on witness statements and physical evidence at the scene, a 45 year old
male was riding a 2006 special construction motorcycle eastbound in the
2100 block of Grand Avenue. The rider did not negotiate a bend in the
roadway and collided head on with a 2015 Honda Accord. The motorcyclist
was solo on the motorcycle. Hi
s impairment is unknown and under investigation. The 28 year old male
driver of the Honda was not injured and alcohol or drug impairment is
not a factor.
The traffic investigation is ongoing and is being
conducted by Officer Steve Braucht of the Traffic Division. Witnesses
are encouraged to call Officer Braucht at the above phone number.