Ciara Smith, 13, of Redondo Beach was killed in a bicycle accident after the bike she was riding was struck by a bus on a busy roadway. According to a City News Service report, the incident occurred the evening of May 5, 2017 at the northwest corner of Pacific Coast Highway and Knob Hill Avenue. Officials say the girl was riding her bicycle with a friend when she traveled into the roadway on Pacific Coast Highway and was struck by the southbound bus. The girl’s friend was uninjured. Continue reading →
A 32-year-old man suffered a head injury in a Fullerton bicycle accident.
According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the major injury collision occurred the morning of October 22, 2015 when a red Mitsubishi Lancer struck a bicyclist who was crossing Chapman Avenue going northbound on Victoria Drive.
Police said there is a crosswalk in the area, but are looking into whether the bicyclist was in the crosswalk at the time.
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A bicyclist was critically injured in a Huntington Beach car accident the evening of October 13, 2015.
According to a news report in the Huntington Beach Independent, the cyclist was riding east in the bike lane on Warner Avenue just east of Springdale Street when a Toyota Prius veered into the bike lane and struck the bicyclist from behind.
The cyclist suffered a head injury and was transported to an area hospital.
The driver remained at the scene and officials say it Continue reading →
A bicyclist identified as 82-year-old Peter Tomaino, was killed in a Laguna Hills car accident after colliding with a vehicle while crossing a street. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal bicycle accident occurred the afternoon of May 26, 2015. Officials say Tomaino was crossing from a Ralphs parking lot on the west side of Paseo De Valencia south of Alicia Parkway when he was struck by a vehicle that was going south on the roadway.
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William Easley, an 81-year-old activist and philanthropist, suffered fatal injuries in a San Bernardino bicycle accident after he was struck from behind by a car. According to a news report in The Press-Enterprise, Easley and another cyclist were riding their bikes on the 1000 block of East Lynwood Avenue shortly after 6 a.m. on December 28, 2014, when a 1997 his Easley from behind. The other cyclist, a local doctor, attempted CPR on Easley. The victim was transported to an area hospital where he died.
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A 73-year-old man was critically injured in a bicycle accident in Laguna Woods early morning on November 15, 2014.
According to a news report in the Orange County Register, the major injury collision occurred near Moulton Parkway and Santa Maria Avenue.
The motorist, who was driving a 2006 Honda Civic, stopped to call 911 and render aid.
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A teenager suffered serious head injuries after he was struck by at least one vehicle in Huntington Beach.
According to a news report in the Orange County Register, the incident occurred the afternoon of October 17, 2014 at the intersection of Heil Avenue and Edwards Street.
Police say, based on preliminary investigation, that a white 2010 Mercedes was traveling east on Continue reading →
A Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department deputy who fatally struck bicyclist Milton Olin will not face criminal charges in connection with the incident, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office has determined.
According to a KTLA news report, the collision on December 8, 2018 that killed Olin, a prominent Woodland Hills entertainment attorney, has fueled outrage in Continue reading →
A bicyclist was injured in an Anaheim car accident after being struck at a busy intersection.
According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the injury collision occurred the morning of July 31, 2014 at the intersection of Lincoln Avenue and State College Boulevard.
The injuries to the bicyclist were described as Continue reading →
A bicyclist was fatally injured in what officials suspect was a collision caused by a drunk driver.
According to a KTLA news report, a BMW was traveling north on Garey Avenue near Philadelphia Street early morning on July 19, 2014 when it rear-ended a bicyclist who was in the right shoulder.
The man was thrown off his bike. He Continue reading →