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Motorcycle crash on San Diego freeway caused by ‘malicious prank’

Witnesses stated somebody rolled a tire into visitors inflicting the person to crash his bike.

SAN DIEGO — A San Ysidro man stated he survived what police known as a “malicious prank” whereas using his motorbike down a San Diego freeway. Witnesses stated somebody rolled a tire into visitors inflicting the person to crash his bike.

Imagine using down the freeway on your motorbike and a tire comes out of nowhere and knocks you off your bike. That really occurred to motorcyclist Servando Lopez on the I-5 freeway simply earlier than the I-15 North and he shared particulars in regards to the scary incident with News 8.

“I don’t know but this tire came out and it was too quick to react,” Lopez stated.  

Lopez stated he’s fortunate to be alive after crashing his motorbike whereas heading dwelling simply earlier than midday on Tuesday. He stated eyewitnesses advised him what they noticed.

“Two guys that stopped to assist me advised me that they noticed any person on the hill subsequent to the freeway roll down the tire. A man in a lightweight grey shirt. I didn’t see him although and I didn’t see him within the video,” Lopez stated.

Lopez really caught his crash on a video recorder connected to his helmet. He stated he wasn’t critically damage however needed to suppose quick after falling.

“My first thought was ‘I gotta get up, I gotta get up’ because I don’t know what’s going on behind me. There could be cars speeding. They could run me over,” Lopez stated. 

Fortunately, he stated the automobiles did cease for him and the 2 witnesses helped him get off the freeway. Lopez stated he went to pressing automobile to be examined and had his motorbike towed dwelling. Now he simply needs motorcyclists to be on the look out and to recollect this essential tip:

“I think the biggest takeaway from this is for motorcyclists to wear their gear because I hit the ground pretty hard. You can see my helmet is scratched up, my jacket is scratched up, but if I hadn’t been wearing that, I would’ve been in way worse condition,” Lopez stated. 

Lopez stated CHP did arrive on the scene and looked for the man witnesses noticed on the hill however they didn’t discover him.

He additionally stated he’s been using his motorbike for about six years and he plans to purchase a brand new bike however for now, he’s going to take a break from using.