Motorcyclist seriously injured in hit-and-run crash in Mira Mesa - San Diego, California News Station - KFMB Channel 8 - cbs8.com

Motorcyclist seriously injured in hit-and-run crash in Mira Mesa

Posted: Updated:

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A motorist in a lowered white Honda Civic sped away after striking and seriously injuring a motorcyclist in Mira Mesa early Wednesday, police said.

The 33-year-old biker was struck on eastbound Mercy Road at the Interstate 15 overpass around 6 a.m., according to San Diego police Sgt. Ray Battrick.

The motorist struck the victim after running a red light right, Battrick said in a statement.

Paramedics took the victim to the hospital to treat a broken right leg and a minor head injury, he said.

The Honda was last seen heading north onto I-15. Battrick said it had roof rack and is missing the driver's front side mirror.

  • Local NewsMore>>

  • Suspect using cell phone during bank robbery

    Suspect using cell phone during bank robbery

    Saturday, April 19 2014 6:42 PM EDT2014-04-19 22:42:54 GMT
    A man typed out a robbery demand message on his cell phone, and showed it to a teller to rob a credit union branch in northern San Diego, police said Saturday. 
    A man typed out a robbery demand message on his cell phone, and showed it to a teller to rob a credit union branch in northern San Diego, police said Saturday. 
  • Fatal collision on I-8 shuts down lanes

    Fatal collision on I-8 shuts down lanes

    Saturday, April 19 2014 6:37 PM EDT2014-04-19 22:37:58 GMT
    A 71-year-old man was killed in a chain reaction crash on Interstate 8 in La Mesa. The crash temporarily shut down all eastbound traffic, authorities said Saturday. 
    A 71-year-old man was killed in a chain reaction crash on Interstate 8 in La Mesa. The crash temporarily shut down all eastbound traffic, authorities said Saturday. 
  • San Diego Opera gets reprieve as new president takes over

    San Diego Opera gets reprieve as new president takes over

    Saturday, April 19 2014 12:26 PM EDT2014-04-19 16:26:31 GMT
    The San Diego Opera announced Friday that its proposed shutdown has been delayed to at least May 19 to give board members time to find ways to keep the company running. 
    The San Diego Opera announced Friday that its proposed shutdown has been delayed to at least May 19 to give board members time to find ways to keep the company running. 
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and Midwest Television, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.