A female bicyclist was critically injured in a crash with a box truck on Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu. According to an NBC Los Angeles news report, the incident occurred early morning on October 2, 2013 near Coastline Drive. The details and circumstances of this crash are not clear. Officials are still investigating the cause of the crash.
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A bicyclist suffered injuries in a Newport Beach car accident after being struck by a vehicle in the beachside community of Corona del Mar. According to a news report in Corona del Mar Today, the injury collision occurred at the intersection of Harbor View Drive and Sea Lane. Witnesses told police that a Toyota Prius struck the cyclist who was traveling south on Sea Lane. The Prius was eastbound on Harbor View. The bicyclist was transported to a local trauma center for treatment after complaining of back pain. The bicyclist's injuries were not life threatening.
A 17-year-old male bicyclist suffered critical injuries in a hit-and-run collision around midnight on July 7, 2013. According to a news report in The Press-Enterprise, the major injury collision occurred on Riverside Drive east of Walker Avenue. Officials say the suspect vehicle was eastbound on Riverside Avenue when it collided with the teen's bicycle. The driver fled the scene. Police are describing the vehicle as a dark-colored car with front-end damage. The teen was discovered lying in the street. Anyone with information about the vehicle or driver is asked to contact officials at 909-395-2902.
November 6, 2012—Buena Park, California—A man riding a bicycle in Buena Park was killed when he was struck by a vehicle, according to the Orange County Register. The accident took place at the intersection of Knott and LaPalma Avenues around 6:00 p.m. when an unidentified driver struck a 20-year-old cyclist. Both the driver and the cyclist were transported to hospitals with injuries. The driver had minor injuries, but the cyclist died as a result of the collision.
Two bicyclists were injured in separate traffic collisions, the night of September 25, 2012. According to a report in The Pasadena Star-News, the first collision was reported between a bicycle and a Toyota Scion at 5334 Angeles Crest Highway. The bicyclist, a 30-year-old Oregon man, suffered major injuries and was transported to an area hospital for treatment. Less than an hour after this incident occurred another bicyclist was injured in a separate crash involving a Nissan Maxima at 2236 Foothill Boulevard. The 31-year-old bicyclist in that case suffered serious injuries and was hospitalized as well. Neither driver was arrested or cited.
My thoughts and prayers are with injured victims of these collisions. I wish them the very best for a speedy and complete recovery.
A 74-year-old bicyclist suffered major injuries in a San Diego truck accident after he was run over by a delivery truck in the Sports Arena area. According to a news report in U-T San Diego, the injury collision occurred just after noon on September 7, 2012 on westbound Sports Arena Boulevard near Rosecrans Street. A Dixieline truck, driven by a 41-year-old woman, made a right turn into the Dixieline store on Sports Arena. The woman failed to see the bicyclist and hit him, officials said. The bicyclist was transported to a local hospital with a serious injury to his left leg. The investigation is ongoing.
My heart goes out to this elderly man who was injured in this bicycle accident. I wish him the very best for a speedy and complete recovery. Please keep this injured victim in your thoughts and prayers.
Lionel McGee, 18, suffered major injuries in a Temecula car accident after a car struck his bicycle, the night of September 6, 2012. According to a news article in The Press-Enterprise, the injury collision occurred at the intersection of Margarita Road and Rancho California Road. McGee was riding at the intersection when a vehicle that was turning left struck him. McGee suffered serious injuries and was transported to an area hospital. No arrests or citations were reported. The investigation is ongoing.
My thoughts and prayers are with the Lionel McGee, who has been severely injured in this crash. I wish him the very best for a speedy and complete recovery.
A girl was injured in a Los Angeles County car accident after an SUV struck her bicycle. According to a report in The Pasadena Star-News, the injury collision occurred the morning of September 5, 2012 at the intersection of Laurel and Canon avenues in Sierra Madre. Police say the female driver of a small SUV was making a right turn from Laurel Avenue to Canon Avenue. She saw the bicyclist, but instead of hitting the brakes, she stepped on the gas, officials said. The girl was pinned under the bicycle and suffered several abrasions. The nature and extent of her injuries is not know. The driver of the SUV has not been cited pending the official investigation.
My thoughts and prayers are with the young girl who has been injured in this bicycle accident. I wish her the very best for a speedy and complete recovery. I truly hope her injuries are not serious.
A 70-year-old man was severely injured in a Baldwin Park accident when a bus struck his bicycle. According to a news report in The San Gabriel Valley Tribune, the collision occurred at the intersection of Ramona Boulevard and Cesar Chavez Drive in Baldwin Park, the evening of August 27, 2012. Officials say the bicyclist was in a crosswalk when the southbound bus turned east and struck him. The victim was transported to a nearby medical center in stable condition. It is not clear if the bus driver will be cited for the crash.
My thoughts and prayers are with the injured victim of this Los Angeles bicycle accident. I wish him the very best for a complete and speedy recovery.
Thomas Stipicevich, 43, suffered major injuries in a bicycle accident in San Luis Obispo after a left-turning vehicle struck him. According to a KSBY News report, the injury collision occurred at the intersection of Santa Rosa and Boysen Street the evening of August 14, 2012. Police say Stipicevich was riding his bike southbound on Santa Rosa when a car traveling northbound tried to turn left onto Boysen Street. The driver failed to see Stipicevich and struck him. He was transported to a local hospital with two broken legs. Officials do not believe alcohol or drugs were factors in this collision.
My thoughts and prayers are with Thomas Stipicevich who has been seriously injured in this bike crash.
Robert Escobar, 55, was injured in an Oxnard car accident, which officials say, involved a suspected drunk driver. According to a news report in The Ventura County Star, the major injury bicycle collision occurred on Victoria Avenue the night of July 14, 2012. Officials say Escobar was riding his bike north on Victoria Avenue when he was struck by a vehicle driven by 36-year-old Kris Helms. Escobar was transported to an area hospital where he underwent surgery and remains in critical condition. His daughter, Angela Escobar, says her father is in a coma with broken ribs, a collapsed lung, facial injuries and possible brain damage. Helms has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.
My thoughts and prayers go out to Robert Escobar and his family for what they are going through at this time. His daughter says that Escobar, an avid bike rider, is the sole provider for his son and wide. I wish him the very best for a quick and full recovery.
Roger Michael Lippman, 63, was killed in a Huntington Beach car accident involving a suspected drunk driver who left the scene of the crash. According to The Orange County Register, the fatal DUI collision occurred on the Pacific Coast Highway between Seapoint Street and Warner Avenue, the morning of June 22, 2012. Officials say Joel Alexander Murphy, 27, was under the influence when he crashed his silver Hyundai into Lippman and drove away. Lippman was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash. Murphy was tracked down after being involved in another collision near Westminster Boulevard and Kitts Highway. He now faces three felony charges including hit-and-run, driving under the influence and vehicular manslaughter.
My heart goes out to the family and friends of Roger Michael Lippman following this tragic bicycle accident. Please keep them in your thoughts and prayers.
Gerald Weiss, 52, was fatally injured in a Riverside County car accident when a suspected drunk driver struck his bicycle. According to a news report in The Press Enterprise, the DUI collision occurred at the intersection of Fred Waring Drive and Bryson Court in Indian Wells, the night of June 2, 2012. Officials say a Chrysler Sebring, driven by 24-year-old Christopher Eugene Stocman of La Quinta, struck Weiss from behind. He was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash. Stocman was arrested on suspicion of vehicular manslaughter and driving under the influence.
Our heartfelt condolences go out to the family and many friends of Gerald Weiss following this tragic bicycle accident. They will be in my thoughts and prayers as they grieve the loss of a loved one.
A man in his 50s was injured in a Pasadena car accident after a vehicle struck his bicycle. According to The Pasadena Star-News, the injury collision occurred the morning of May 13, 2012 on Sierra Madre Boulevard near Sierra Madre Villa Avenue. The bicyclist was apparently struck from behind by the car and its side mirror. He suffered multiple abrasions and extremity pain and was transported to the hospital. His present condition is not known.
Officials say the area is notorious for motorcycle versus car accidents, and is also heavily populated by bicycles. The victim was wearing a helmet, which officials say prevented him from suffering major or life-threatening injuries.
My thoughts and prayers are with the injured bicyclist. I wish him the very best for a speedy and complete recovery.
A bicyclist suffered life-threatening injuries in a San Diego car accident after a vehicle struck him at a street intersection. According to a U-T San Diego news article, the injury collision occurred the night of April 25, 2012 at the intersection of Meade Avenue and Texas Street in the University Heights area. Police say the bicyclist was riding westbound on Meade Avenue when a vehicle that was northbound on Texas Street hit him.
Both the bicyclist and driver told police that they had the green light at the intersection. The 23-year-old bicyclist was transported to an area hospital in critical condition. The woman who struck the bicyclist did not stop at the scene, but later called police from home saying that she did not realize she had hit someone. Police are investigating the incident. It is not clear if the motorist will be charged with hit-and-run.
My thoughts and prayers are with the bicyclist who was injured in this crash. I wish him the very best for a speedy and complete recovery.