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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 If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information.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 If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information.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.

Hit-and-run driver injures bicyclist in Carlsbad

CARLSBAD, CA – A bicyclist was struck and injured by a driver who fled the scene on Sunday morning, ABC San Diego reports. Police later arrested the man they believe responsible for the crash, and have charged him with felony hit-and-run with injuries and DUI.

The victim, identified only as a 65-year-old Arizona woman, was riding her bicycle near La Costa Canyon High School when she was struck by a black Cadillac, which left the scene without stopping. Authorities arrived on the scene shortly after 10:40 a.m., and took the seriously injured woman to Palomar Medical Center.

Police soon discovered the Cadillac with the aid of a helicopter. They arrested its driver and booked him into Vista Detention Facility. He has been identified as John Hutchinson, 26.

Authorities are continuing their investigations.

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.

Woman seriously injured by Bird electric scooter crash

SAN DIEGO, CA – A woman sustained severe head injuries after crashing a Bird electric scooter in the Ocean Beach area on Sunday afternoon

According to the Times of San Diego, the woman was riding on the sidewalk along Cape May Avenue when the scooter hit a crack in the 4900 block at about 3:30 p.m., sending her flying from the scooter.

Authorities found the 27-year-old woman suffering from life-threatening injuries and transported her to an area hospital. Her injuries included a brain bleed and a fractured skull.

An investigation is ongoing. Police are asking witnesses to contact officials with any information concerning 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.

Motorcyclist and bicyclist killed in Jamul crash ID’d

SAN DIEGO, CA – The identities of the motorcyclist and bicyclist who were killed in a crash outside a Jamul RV park on Sunday morning have been released.

According to Fox News San Diego, the fatal accident happened on Otay Lakes Road near the Pio Pico RV Resort at about 9:30 a.m. The motorcyclist hit the back of a bicycle and both riders were ejected to the pavement and died at the scene.

The motorcyclist was identified as 43-year-old Jonathan Charbonnet. The bicycle’s rider was identified as 40-year-old Julius Cunanan.

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 and motorcyclist killed in crash near Jamul RV park

JAMUL, CA – A bicyclist and a motorcyclist died after a collision at an RV park in Jamul this morning, according to CBS 8.

The crash occurred at 14615 Otay Lakes Road, at the Pio Pico RV park at about 9:30 a.m., when the two adult victims crashed into one another.

Despite the resuscitative efforts of firefighters, both victims died at the scene. Their identities have not yet been released.

Authorities continue to investigate the collision at this time.

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.

Update: Truck driver arrested after killing bicyclist

SAN DIEGO, CA – The driver of a tractor-trailer was arrested on suspicion of DUI after fatally striking a bicyclist in Bonsall on Tuesday morning.

According to a local news story, the 57-year-old Santa Fe Springs resident was driving a tractor-trailer eastbound on State Route 76. The driver hit a bicyclist riding in the bike lane from behind at about 10:15 a.m. near North River Road.

The driver remained on the scene and was arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence of a drug.

The victim was a 56-year-old Oceanside man. His name has not been released.

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.

Fatal accident reported on State Route 76 in Oceanside

SAN DIEGO, CA – One person was killed in a traffic collision on State Route 76 in Oceanside on Tuesday morning, according to CHP.

The accident happened near North River Road at about 10:15 a.m. 911 was called when a driver saw the bike rider lying completely motionless on the righthand side of the road.

It is unclear how the accident happened.

One lane was blocked in the eastbound lanes until mid-afternoon.

The identity of the rider has not been released at this time. We will update this story should more information become available.

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 following Santee collision

The incident occurred near the intersection of Mission Gorge Road and Fanita Drive at about 3:45 p.m., according to the San Diego Union-Tribune.

Investigators say the male bicycle sustained a traumatic head injury and was rushed to a nearby hospital where he died a short time later. No further information with regard to his identity has been released.

No details on the driver involved or if they will face any charges as a result of the crash have been made available at this time. We will continue to monitor his developing story and provide any pertinent updates should they be released.

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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