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Bicyclist hospitalized by Old Town crash with U-turning car

SAN DIEGO, CA – A 57-year-old bicyclist is expected to make a recovery after an accident with two cars in the Old Town area on Wednesday night.

According to the Times of San Diego, the bicycle rider was headed north on Congress Street when he crashed into a vehicle that was making a U-Turn in the 2300 block at about 8 p.m. The victim struck the passenger side of the vehicle, was thrown from his bike, and then struck by another car.

The victim was transported to the hospital with serious injuries, however, he is expected to recover from the injuries.

The driver of the U-turning vehicle was a 30-year-old man, who stopped at the scene.

Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

Bicyclist killed by car on SR-163 near Balboa Park

SAN DIEGO, CA – A bicyclist was riding on State Route 163 near Balboa Park when they were struck and killed by a vehicle on Wednesday night.

According to Fox News San Diego, the bicyclist was in the southbound lanes near Park Boulevard, not far from I-5, when they were struck at about 9:05 p.m.

The identity of the rider has not yet been released.

We will keep this story updated as details about the fatal accident come to light.

Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

Bicyclist critically injured by Pacific Beach hit-and-run

SAN DIEGO, CA – A bicyclist is fighting for her life after being struck by a hit-and-run driver in the Pacific Beach area late on Monday night.

According to Fox News San Diego, the 39-year-old woman riding near Grand Avenue on Ingram Street. She was struck from behind by a southbound driver near Fortuna Street at about 10:20 p.m.

The driver of the dark-colored SUV left the victim where she had fallen, face down on the pavement, and continued south.

The bicyclist was rushed to any area hospital with a brain bleed and a skull fracture.

Police are still searching for the driver and car. Anyone who may have seen the accident or know information about the crash should contact the authorities.

Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

 

Elderly bicyclist severely injured by hit-and-run driver in San Marcos

SAN MARCOS, CA – A 71-year-old bicyclist was hospitalized after being struck by a hit-and-run driver in San Marcos on Thursday evening, according to the Times of San Diego.

The accident occurred on Woodland Parkway, near Fulton Road, at about 7:50 p.m., when a 71-year-old man riding a bicycle was struck from behind by the driver of a 2013-16 Audi A4. The driver then drove away from the scene.

The bicyclist was taken to the hospital for the treatment of severe wounds.

Authorities continue to investigate the collision, and are asking those with any information on the crash to contact police at 760-510-5042.

Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

33-year-old bicyclist killed by car in Escondido

SAN DIEGO, CA – According to the Office of the Medical Examiner, a 33-year-old bicyclist was killed in a crash with a vehicle in Escondido on Friday evening.

The man was riding his bicycle on 9th Avenue when he swerved in front of a westbound car near Spruce Street at about 7 p.m. He was thrown from his bicycle by the impact and landed on the street.

The driver stopped and called 911.

Authorities arrived on the scene and transported the victim to Palomar Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. He has since been identified as Diego Mateo.

Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

Bicyclist injured after being impaled in Lakeside accident

SAN DIEGO, CA – A bicyclist was taken to the hospital after being impaled by equipment on a pickup truck in Lakeside on Tuesday morning.

According to Fox News San Diego, the accident happened in a parking lot on Maine Avenue near Mapleview Street at about 8:20 a.m. The 54-year-old man was riding around a garbage truck in the parking lot when he was injured by a hook on the equipment rack on a 2017 Chevrolet truck.

He was impaled near his ear and jaw. When authorities arrived, they deliberated about whether to unhook the victim or cut off the hook. After about 20 minutes, during which the man remains awake and alert, they lifted him off the hook and transported him to a local hospital. His condition is not thought to be life-threatening.

Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

Bicyclist seriously injured by car in Lakeside

SAN DIEGO, CA – A bicycle rider was seriously injured in an accident with a car in a Burger King parking lot in Lakeside on Tuesday morning.

According to CHP, the accident happened in the Burger King parking lot at 10133 Maine Avenue at about 8:20 a.m.

The bicyclist was seriously injured by the accident. Personnel from the Heartland Fire Department responded to transport the injured victim to a local hospital.

Further information about the accident remains unavailable. We will update this story as it continues to develop.

Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

Identify of fatal El Cajon bicycle crash victim released

SAN DIEGO, CA – The victim of a fatal bicycle versus car accident on a rural El Cajon road last week has been identified, according to the San Diego Medical Examiner.

The 32-year-old victim was riding his electric bicycle east on Glen Willow Road when he was struck from behind by an SUV at about 7:20 p.m. on Wednesday near Dehesa Road.

The victim was pronounced dead when emergency personnel arrived. He was identified as Mohamad Ismail of La Mesa.

The driver remained on the scene and cooperated with the police.

Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

Bicyclist struck and killed by car in El Cajon

SAN DIEGO, CA – A bicyclist was struck and killed by a car while riding his electric bike on a rural road in El Cajon on Wednesday evening.

According to local Fox News, the 32-year-old man was struck by an SUV from behind while riding his Electra Townie bike on Willow Glen Drive. The accident happened near the intersection with Dehesa Road at about 7:20 p.m. The driver was going eastbound about 45 mph when their vehicle veered toward and hit the bicyclist.

The bicyclist, a La Mesa resident, was not wearing a helmet. He was ejected from the bike and died at the scene. His identity is being withheld until authorities can notify his family.

The driver remained on the scene. Alcohol is not believed to have factored in the accident, however, the investigation is ongoing.

Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

Bicyclist injured by car on El Cajon street

SAN DIEGO, CA – A man suffered severe injuries after his bicycle was hit by a car in El Cajon on Wednesday evening, according to the Times of San Diego.

A bicyclist was riding in the bike lane on South First Street when he was struck by a sedan turning into a driveway near Lexington Avenue at about 7 p.m.

The victim was conscious when authorities arrived but had suffered obvious and serious head trauma. It also appeared that the accident had broken the victim’s leg. He was transported to Sharp Memorial Hospital and it was reported that he lost consciousness on the way there.

His identity has not been released.

The driver stayed at the scene and cooperated with authorities. It did not appear that alcohol was a factor in the accident.

Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

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