Motorcycle rider suffers broken ankle in head-on collision with SUV in Ocean Beach

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A 43-year-old man riding a motorcycle suffered a broken ankle in a head-on collision with an SUV the evening of Aug. 25 in Ocean Beach.

San Diego police said the motorcyclist was riding in the 4700 block of West Point Loma Boulevard shortly before 7 p.m. when a Jeep Wrangler traveling in the opposite direction turned onto Ebers Street into the path of the motorcycle, resulting in a head-on collision.

The motorcyclist was thrown onto the hood of the Wrangler and suffered an open ankle fracture, according to police Officer Robert Heims. The man was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

It was unknown whether the 65-year-old man driving the Wrangler was injured.

The Police Department’s Traffic Division is investigating the collision. Anyone with information about the case can call (858) 495-7800 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477.


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