by Photo by Manuel Ocaño

A 34-year-old woman was killed after running a red light on her motorcycle and crashing into a compact SUV in Chula Vista. 

Emergency dispatchers received several calls on Nov. 26 at around 11:32 a.m. reporting a serious collision near Heritage Road and Avenida Escaya, according to the Chula Vista Police Department. 

Chula Vista Police Officers and Fire Department Personnel responded to the scene and administered first aid to the motorcyclist, who was transported to Scripps Mercy Hospital. Despite lifesaving efforts, the woman was pronounced deceased. 

The occupants of the compact SUV were not injured, according to CVPD Sgt. Anthony Molina, the driver of the compact SUV remained on the scene and was cooperative. Witnesses reported seeing the motorcycle enter the intersection against a red light, then striking the side of the compact SUV which had entered the intersection on a green light.

The driver of the SUV was evaluated and determined not to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol. 
The name of the victim was withheld pending notification of family members by the San Diego County Medical Examiner's Office. The collision remains under investigation. Anyone who witnessed the collision or has additional information was asked to contact Officer Ed Christopher at 619-476-5392 or contact Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.        

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