1 Seriously Injured in Bicycle Accident on Bancroft Drive in Spring Valley
SPRING VALLEY, CA (May 11, 2020) – Friday evening, a hit-and-run driver struck and injured a 53-year-old bicyclist on Bancroft Drive.
According to California Highway Patrol, the incident occurred shortly after 8:15 p.m., near Olive Drive. The bicyclist was riding south on Bancroft Drive when he was hit by a car from behind. According to Officer Garrow, the vehicle described as a dark-colored sedan was also traveling in the same direction as the bicyclist.
Due to the impact, the bicycle rider was thrown off from his bike. Meanwhile, the driver continued to drive and was last seen heading south on Bancroft Drive.
At this time, authorities did not disclose the identity of the victim. However, medical responders transported him to Scripps Mercy Hospital for further treatment of major injuries.
As the authorities continue to investigate, they are looking for more leads. They encourage anyone with information about the collision or the suspect to contact the CHP’s El Cajon field office at 619-401- 2000 or Crime Stoppers at 1-888-580-8477.
Whether you are operating a vehicle or a bicycle, it is your responsibility to follow all traffic laws. Make sure to avoid distractions that can lead to dangerous collisions. By doing so, you can help keep yourself and others around you safe.
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