Man Killed after Vallejo Bicycle Crash on Fairgrounds Drive
VALLEJO, CA (September 23, 2019) – A 66-year-man died following a bicycle crash on Fairgrounds Drive in Vallejo on Saturday, September 21.
Officers with the Vallejo Police Department rushed at 1:20 a.m. to Fairgrounds Drive north of Gateway Drive on a call about a crash involving a vehicle and a bicycle. Arriving officers found an orange 2012 Toyota Prius that crashed with a bicyclist.
Emergency personnel rushed the bicyclist, a 66-year-old Vallejo resident, to a hospital. He died as a result of the injuries sustained in the incident. His identity was not immediately released Saturday morning.
According to the police, the car traveled north on Fairgrounds Drive. The bicyclist traveled west across the northbound lanes of the roadway when the crash happened.
The police said that the bicyclist wore dark clothing and rode a dark blue bicycle. The bicycle did not have lights and had a single reflector in the rear wheel.
A preliminary toxicology test showed that the bicyclist had alcohol and a variety of drugs in his system.
The driver of the vehicle was a 25-year-old man from American Canyon.
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