CHP cruiser
A California Highway Patrol cruiser. Photo by Chris Stone

A motorcyclist died Saturday on eastbound Interstate 8 west of Mountain Springs Road.

The traffic collision between a vehicle and a motorcycle happened about 2:30 p.m. Saturday. near Mountain Springs County Park. The motorcyclist was found unconscious on the right shoulder, according to a California Highway Patrol incident log.

The CHP shut down all lanes of eastbound I-8 at 3 p.m. as a result of the crash.

The San Diego County Medical Examiner’s Office was dispatched to the scene at 3:41 p.m.