San Diego

Motorcycle Rider Dies in Crash on Pacific Highway Near Interstate 5

One person died when a motorcycle collided with a vehicle on northbound Pacific Highway in the Midtown area of San Diego Tuesday.

San Diego police and CHP officers were called to the off-ramp from Interstate 5 to Pacific Highway just before 5 a.m. 

San Diego Fire-Rescue crews were also called to the scene. 

The off-ramp was blocked while the collision was under investigation.

"At this point it just looks like a tragic accident," CHP Sgt. Brent Lowry told NBC 7.

He added that the motorcycle was traveling at a high rate of speed at the time of impact.

There were no injuries to the driver of the car.

Traffic along Pacific Highway was closed between Sassafras Street and W Washington Street. 

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