Temecula: Motorcyclist Killed after Veering Across Several Lanes of Oncoming Traffic Friday Night

UPDATE: The Victim was identified as David Williams, 41, of Temecula

A motorcyclist riding a 1994 Harley Davidson motorcycle lost control of his bike and veered across several lanes of oncoming traffic was killed Friday evening. The biker was from Temecula.

The accident happened around 5:15 pm Friday on East Benton Road near Ruth Road in an area close to Temecula. The motorcycle was headed westbound on Benton when he veered across the eastbound lanes.

The motorcycle rider went over the raised asphalt curb and went off the roadway where the rider was thrown from the bike. The motorcycle traveled down a dirt hillside before flipping.

Authorities have not released the identity of the victim, but did say he was a 40-year-old Temecula man.

The CHP is investigating the crash.