The motorcycle involved in Friday night’s crash. Courtesy OnScene.TV

A motorcycle rider was ejected and killed in a crash on westbound Interstate 8 in La Mesa and freeway lanes remained blocked early Saturday morning.

The crash occurred near state Route 125 at 9:55 p.m. Friday, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Witnesses told a videographer that the motorcycle rider was swerving in and out of traffic at a high rate of speed before rear-ending another vehicle and being ejected.

The crash blocked three westbound lanes of the freeway and a SigAlert was issued at 10:30 p.m., the CHP said.

The age, gender and name of the victim were not immediately released.

— From Staff and Wire Reports

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