Christopher Carlson, 65, Killed in Motorcycle Crash on Santiago Canyon Road
Christopher Carlson, 65, ID’d as Victim of Fatal Crash
LAKE FOREST, California (July 11, 2016) — The drivers of a pickup truck and a motorcycle ended up in a ravine following a crash on Santiago Canyon Road, the California Highway Patrol reported.
The crash took place about 8:24 a.m. this morning when the driver of a green Toyota Tundra pickup truck allegedly veered into oncoming traffic and struck the motorcycle rider. Police closed down traffic on both sides of Santiago Canyon Road between Modjeska Canyon and Modjeska Grade roads due to the crash.
Paramedics responded to the scene to help those involved, but the motorcycle rider later identified by the coroner as 65-year-old Christopher Carlson of Mission Viejo died of his injuries. The driver of the pickup truck was injured in the crash and taken to a local hospital.
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