FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Officer T. Venable
DATE: 07/12/2014 PHONE: (760) 839-4483
PREPARED BY: Lt. Justin Murphy
On August 12, 2014 at about 4:21 pm, the Escondido Police Department received a report of a collision involving a black Toyota Corolla and a black Honda RS motorcycle on Escondido Blvd south of 7th Ave. Responding officers arrived to find both vehicles in the southbound lane, with the motorcyclist pinned underneath the car.
The driver of the motorcycle, 53-year-old Escondido resident Ronald Urieff, had to be extricated from beneath the car by the Escondido Fire Department. Urieff was transported to Palomar Medical Center with life-threatening injuries. The occupants of the car, to include the driver, a 23-year-old Escondido resident Javier Sanchez, and his three passengers, were not injured. Alcohol is not believed to be a factor in this collision.
This investigation is ongoing at this time and is being conducted by Officer Tom Venable of the Traffic Division. Anyone with information on this case is encouraged to call Officer Venable at the above phone number.
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