An alleged drunk driver strikes, kills a Linda Vista motorcyclist

A San Diego motorcyclist died when he became trapped under a Linda Vista man's Nissan Altima right before 6:45 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 30. The incident occurred at the intersection between Linda Vista Road and Genesee Avenue, in the northern San Diego suburb, some 35 miles south of Vista, California.

Witnesses interviewed by the San Diego Police Department reported having seen the 26-year-old driver of the Nissan waiting in the left turn lane of Genesee Avenue for the light to turn green shortly before the incident. The man apparently couldn't wait any longer for the red light to change though.

After waiting at the light for a few short moments, the man apparently proceeded through the intersection on the red light. It's as he was making a turn onto Linda Vista Road that his car collided with a motorcyclist in front of him.

The impact of the crash forced the motorcyclist under the 26-year-old motorist's car. By the time paramedics arrived on the scene, the motorcycle rider had already died.

Police arriving at the scene conducted a number of field sobriety tests on the Altima's driver before deciding to arrest him on suspicion of driving while intoxicated. San Diego police have said that they're continuing to investigate the incident.

In cases in which someone dies in a collision, his or her family is entitled to recover funeral costs, lost wages and other damages related to his or her untimely departure from their lives. In learning more about your case, a Vista, California, motorcycle accident attorney can advise you of right to file a lawsuit in your case.

Source: Fox 5 San Diego, "Motorcyclist killed after being struck by a suspected drunk driver," Oct. 30, 2017

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