CAJON PASS-(VVNG.com): A motorcyclists is dead after what is believed to be a hit-and-run on the State Route 138 just west of Interstate 15 freeway. Just before 6:35 a.m. dispatch received the report of a motorcyclist down in the lanes of traffic.
Traffic on the State Route 138 was reported per CHP incident logs to be backed for several
miles shortly after the collision occurred. A SIG Alert was issued and a coroner was called to the scene at about 7:05 a.m.
Per CHP officials, the motorcyclist was traveling eastbound on State Route 138, approximately one mile west of Interstate 15 when traffic slowed. The rider attempted to slow down and maneuver around the vehicles ahead of him, causing him to lose control landing him on the pavement.
The motorcyclist was then lying on the roadway, when another vehicle heading westbound on State Route 138 hit the rider and left the scene. At this time, CHP officials say they do not know if the driver of the vehicle that struck the motorcycle rider was aware of what he/she struck, but he/she did not return to the scene.
Witnesses are urged to contact the San Bernardino CHP office at (909) 383-4247. This collision is still under investigation.