The downed motorcycle on El Camino Real
The downed motorcycle on El Camino Real. Courtesy OnScene.TV

A 58-year-old motorcyclist was killed early Saturday morning in a crash on El Camino Real in Oceanside.

Oceanside Police responded at approximately 2 a.m. to reports of a motorcycle down on El Camino just north of the intersection with Vista Way.

Crews arrived at the scene to find a man who had been thrown from his motorcycle and was not breathing.

Officers immediately began CPR on the victim. Paramedics arrived at the scene shortly after but were unable to revive the man.

Authorities said El Camino will remain closed into the morning as officers investigate the fatal accident.

Anyone with information regarding the accident is asked to call the Oceanside Police Department’s major accident investigation team at (760) 435-4498.

Updated at 10:35 a.m., Saturday, March 16, 2019

— From Staff and Wire Reports

Chris Jennewein is Editor & Publisher of Times of San Diego.