On June 26, 2008 at approximately 1939 hours, officers from the Chula Vista Police Department were dispatched to the 1500 block of Max Avenue in Chula Vista for a serious injury collision involving a motorcycle that had collided with a tree. Witnesses stated the motorcycle had been traveling in excess of 70 miles per hour on the residential street before the collision. The motorcycle had been reportedly racing a quad motorcycle up and down Max Avenue.
The rider of the motorcycle was transported to UCSD Medical Center in San Diego with critical injuries. The rider of the quad was questioned and later arrested for participating in a speed contest that resulted in injury. Alcohol was believed to be a factor in this collision.
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