A crash on southbound I-15 this morning in Temecula resulted in one dead and one injured, the California Highway Patrol is now reporting.
The CHP has now confirmed the crash involved two motorcycles and one car.
According to the updated CHP report, a 52-year-old man riding a burgundy 2006 Yamaha Venturo motorcycle was traveling south on I-15, between the #1 and #2 lanes, at approximately 40 mph. When traffic ahead slowed, he was unable to avoid hitting a Mazda 3 in front of him. Upon impact with the car, the Murrieta man lost control of his bike and was ejected onto the road where another motorcyclist on a black 2006 Suzuki was unable to avoid running over him, the CHP reported.
The Suzuki rider also lost control of his bike, crashed into the center divider, and was ejected onto the northbound center median, according to the CHP.
The Yamaha rider was transported to the hospital, but he succumbed to his injuries, the CHP reported. The coroner has not released the man's identity yet.
The 21-year-old Suzuki rider from Temecula suffered moderate injuries in the crash and was also transported to an area hospital, the CHP report stated.
There were no reports of injuries to the 41-year-old Mazda driver from Murrieta.
Alcohol is not believed to be a factor in the crash, according to the CHP report.