By Gina Yarbrough
San Diego, CA–A motorcyclist died Wednesday afternoon in a three-vehicle collision in the 4S Ranch area, officials said.
The incident happened around 3:36 p.m. when a Yamaha motorcycle, driven by a 29-year-old San Diego man, was involved in the collision on eastbound Camino Del Norte just east of Camino San Bernardo.
The motorcyclist was attempting to pass traffic when he struck the rear of a black BMW sedan causing the rider to be ejected then struck by a Nissan Altima. The rider was transported to a local hospital where he died of his injuries.
The cause of the collision is still under investigation by the California Highway Patrol San Diego area.
The name of the motorcyclist is being withheld pending notification of the next of kin.