Police are looking for a second vehicle that might have been involved in a high-speed car accident that fatally injured a bicyclist, 54-year-old James Findley, in the Florence neighborhood of South Los Angeles. According to a KTLA news report, officials got a call the night of Feb. 11 from a witness who reported that two vehicles were speeding down South Broadway when one of them collided with a bicyclist who was crossing at West 82nd Street. Investigators could not confirm whether the vehicles were racing before the crash. Continue reading →
Michael David Tomlinson, 51, was killed in a bicycle accident in Aliso Viejo, which officials said involved a hit-and-run driver. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal crash occurred the morning of Jan. 30 at the intersection of Wood Canyon Drive and Westridge Drive. Police said the motorist, later identified as 38-year-old Rogelio Martinez Cuin of Lake Forest, struck the bicyclist and kept going. Continue reading →
A man was killed in a Seal Beach bicycle accident after being struck by a vehicle the morning of Jan. 11. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal bicycle accident occurred near the intersection of Pacific Coast Highway and Seal Beach Boulevard. The bicyclist suffered traumatic injuries and was transported to an area hospital where he died from his injuries. The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene and was interviewed by officers. No details were released about how the crash occurred. Continue reading →
Eliseo Quiroz, 71, was killed in a Garden Grove bicycle accident after a car struck him the afternoon of July 3. The Orange County Register reports that the incident occurred in the 12700 block of Buaro Street. When officers arrived at the scene, Quiroz was trapped under a Hyundai Accent that had struck him. Officers and residents helped lift the vehicle and pull Quiroz out from underneath the car, which had crashed into two other parked vehicles.
Authorities began life-saving measures. Quiroz was transported to an area trauma center where he Continue reading →
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.
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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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