A bicyclist was hospitalized after he rammed into the side of a vehicle in Redondo Beach on the morning of Feb. 15. The bicycle accident occurred when the rider hit the car as it turned left onto Carnelian Street from Catalina Avenue, according to the authorities. The man, thought to be in his mid-40s, may have sustained serious injuries in the crash, including broken bones and possible head injuries. He was transported to a medical facility for treatment. The driver of the car was not thought to have been hurt. Law enforcement personnel have been investigating the wreck. Traffic was blocked in the area for a few hours along part of Catalina Avenue.
A suspected drunk driver struck an unidentified man riding a bicycle in Sunset Beach, California, late last month. The man died at the scene before law enforcement personnel arrived. Police are looking into the circumstances surrounding the fatal auto accident. In the aftermath, several lanes of traffic on the busy Pacific Coast Highway were closed for several hours while the accident scene was cleared.The long days and beautiful Southern California climate attracts bicyclists who want to enjoy the summer weather. Unfortunately, Southern California traffic is notorious for congestion and the resulting accidents. However, in this tragic case, traffic was not to blame for the death of an innocent man. Instead, a driver chose to operate her vehicle while allegedly under the influence of alcohol.
A bicyclist who had moved to Southern California for the sunny weather was killed earlier this week when a truck struck her and drove off. The 30-year-old woman may have been on her bike late at night because, according to one of her friends, the car that she recently bought was in the shop for repairs.
Los Angeles police recently announced that a weekend biking accident was not the result of a hit-and-run. However, speculation remains over whether the experienced 42 year-old cyclist named in the incident was really just the victim of a fall.