A 51-year-motorcyclist has succumbed to injuries he sustained this morning during a crash at the intersection of Lakeshore Drive and Torn Ranch Road in Lake Elsinore, the Riverside County Coroner’s Office is reporting.
The crash involving motorcyclist Jose Garcia of Fontana and a sedan was reported at approximately 7:40 a.m. Garcia was transported to Inland Valley Medical Center where he was pronounced dead at 8:20 a.m., according to the coroner’s office.
The sole occupant of the sedan, a man in his 20s, was unhurt, according to a report from the Lake Elsinore Police Department.
Drugs or alcohol did not appear to be factors in today’s crash that forced the closure of Lakeshore Drive, police said.
Garcia was wearing a helmet, according to the coroner’s report.
The crash remains under investigation by the Lake Elsinore Police Department.