Highway Patrol

Motorcycle Crashes Into Trash Can in Middle of La Mesa Highway

The driver broke his leg in the collision

A motorcyclist hit a trash can and was thrown from his bike on State Route 94 in La Mesa Sunday afternoon.

He was traveling westbound near Massachusetts Avenue around 1:15 p.m., the California Highway Patrol said.

The motorcyclist was launched onto the right hand shoulder.

Moments before the incident, a caller reported the trash can to local law enforcement, CHP said.

A passer-by stopped to move his motorcycle off the road, according to CHP.

The man broke his leg during the crash, CHP said.

No other information was available.

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