63-Year-Old Rider Dead after Motorcycle Accident near Grandview Street

ENCINITAS, CA (March 31, 2022) – Thursday afternoon, Anthony Louis Avila was killed in a motorcycle collision on Highway 101.

According to authorities, the incident happened around 3:50 p.m., near Grandview Street. Emergency crews responded to the scene shortly after.

As per reports, Avila was riding a motorcycle south in the No. 2 lane of Highway 101 when he made a left turn into the No. 1 lane to pass a vehicle ahead. There, Avila collided with an eastbound SUV that crossed into his path while traveling on Grandview Street.

Due to the extent of injuries sustained, paramedics pronounced 63-year-old Avila dead at the scene.

At this time, authorities have not released the identities of the other parties involved. Meanwhile, Encinitas officials continue to investigate the motorcycle crash.


The team at Sweet James offers their warm and sincerest sympathies to the friends and family of Anthony Louis Avila. May the memories of your loved one give you strength in the days ahead.


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