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Motorcyclist hurt in crash with taxi near border

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SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - A 22-year-old motorcyclist was seriously injured when he collided with a taxi cab in San Ysidro early Thursday, police said.

The accident at Camino De La Plaza and Camiones Way occurred shortly after midnight, according to San Diego police Officer David Stafford.

Both vehicles were headed westbound on Camino De La Plaza when the 24-year-old taxi driver made an illegal U-turn over a double yellow line. The motorcyclist crashed into the cab and was thrown from the bike.

He suffered a head injury and several bumps and bruise, but is expected to recover.

The taxi driver was not injured, but has been cited.

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