A motorcycle rider suffered injuries and was taken to a hospital Saturday, following the crash of his BMW bike on I-15 in Temecula, officials said.
The crash on the southbound freeway, between Rancho California Road and Temecula Parkway, was reported at about 3:20 p.m., according to the CHP incident log.
A California Highway Patrol officer at the scene told Patch that the rider was traveling at freeway speeds, when traffic ahead of him slowed abruptly.
He lost control, his bike overturned and he was thrown off, the CHP officer told Patch.
His injuries were described as minor to moderate.
Preliminary investigation did not indicate alcohol or drug use by the rider.