Authorities Monday identified a motorcyclist who was fatally injured in a collision with a school bus near Southwestern College in Chula Vista.
Vito Mata Valdez, 23, ran a red light and struck the side of the bus at 3:55 p.m. Friday at Olympic Parkway and Santa Venetia Street, according to the San Diego County Medical Examiner’s Office.
The San Diego resident was wearing a helmet but died at the scene of blunt force trauma to his head and body “despite aggressive attempts at resuscitation” by firefighters and paramedics, the medical examiner’s office reported.
Seven special needs students were on the bus at the time. No other injuries were reported.
—City News Service