People in San Diego may have heard about a gruesome accident that occurred at a La Mesa intersection last month. Police say a man on a bicycle was hit and run over by an armored car in the middle of a busy intersection. The victim was rushed to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries, where he remained in critical condition.
People in San Diego may have heard about yet another tragic bike crash fatality. The most recent such accident occurred earlier this month in San Marcos on a Thursday morning, when a cement truck plowed over a 22-year-old cyclist at the busy intersection of S. Las Posas Road and Grand Avenue.
San Diego, California, should be a safe place for bicyclists and motorists alike. In a recent case, police were able to apprehend a driver accused of killing a cyclist. The 19-year-old driver accused of causing a deadly bike accident in Del Mar earlier this month may face up to four years in state prison if convicted.
Last week at Palomar Medical Center a 22-year-old woman who suffered serious injuries in a car accident near San Diego was taken off life support after she failed to regain consciousness. The young woman -- who was a registered organ donor -- has helped four different people save their lives.
Two lawsuits filed this month seek to hold the city and county of San Diego liable for a bicycle accident that resulted in the death of one cyclist and the serious injury of another. The accident occurred when an SUV swerved off a highway, up an embankment and through a chain-link fence meant to protect bikers from the adjacent highway.
A 29-year-old man was killed earlier this month on an overpass above I-805 in San Diego, California, while riding his bicycle. The first of three cars that hit him, a Ford Expedition, fled the scene. The third car that made contact with the bicyclist ended up on top of him.