Azusa, CA – Bicyclist Injured after Collision with Larger Vehicle on South Citrus Avenue
Azusa, CA (August 6, 2018) – A bicyclist sustained injuries as the result of a collision with a larger vehicle that took place on the 800 block of South Citrus Avenue. The incident occurred at approximately 5:00 PM on Thursday, August 2, 2018. At this time, no detailed information about the 83-year old bicyclist or the motorist involved in the crash has been revealed.
Based on initial reports, the elderly man was riding the bicycle in the Azusa area before coming to a stop and resting on the ground. An oncoming vehicle attempted to pull into a nearby driveway on South Citrus and struck the man. Authorities have not yet specified if the motorist ran over the victim or collided with him.
Emergency teams were dispatched to the scene and rendered medical aid to the victim, who sustained minimal traumatic injuries. Firefighters transported him to Pomona Valley Hospital to receive treatment. The current condition of the bicyclist has not been disclosed.
Authorities have not specified if the motorist remained at the scene and cooperated with authorities.
The investigation is ongoing.
We extend our most heartfelt prayers and most loving thoughts to the bicyclist and wish him a swift and efficient recovery from his injuries.
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As indicated in the initial report, many issues related to the bicycle accident on South Citrus Avenue still remain unresolved. As the investigation continues, officials will consider if drugs, alcohol, negligence, recklessness, or distracted driving played any role in the events leading up to the crash. Likewise, forensic teams will inspect the larger vehicle and the bicycle and examine photos of the crash site to determine if the driver and rider had experienced mechanical issues or system failure prior to the accident.
Non-guilty victims of an accident of this nature can potentially file a personal injury lawsuit and receive compensation for multiple inconveniences ranging from medical bills to painful injuries.
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