PR: On Sunday, October 8, 2017, at approximately 9:50 p.m., the San Diego Police Department Communications Center received a 911 call regarding a possible motorcycle accident on 2900 Mount Acadia Boulevard.
The first San Diego Police officers to arrive found 47-year old Alfredo Quintanar lying on the side of the road, suffering from numerous injuries. Officers administered first aid until the arrival of paramedics. Paramedics continued life-saving measures, but Quintanar was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The preliminary investigation showed that Quintanar was travelling east bound on 2900 Mount Acadia Boulevard, when he crashed into the guardrail and was ejected off his motorcycle. During the subsequent traffic investigation, an investigator from the San Diego County Medical Examiner’s Office examined Quintanar’s body and found a possible gunshot wound to Quintanar’s chest area.
San Diego Police Homicide Detectives were called to the scene and began their investigation.
On Monday, October 9, 2017, an autopsy was performed on Quinanar’s body. During the autopsy it was determined that the wound was caused during the crash and it was not a gunshot wound. Quintanar’s death is not a homicide and the San Diego Police Traffic Division has assumed the investigation.