1 Killed in San Jose Bicycle Accident on Vistapark Drive
SAN JOSE, CA (July 16, 2019) – A bicyclist died while another sustained serious injuries in an accident on Vistapark Drive on July 15.
Officers came to the scene at 7:43 a.m. on Vistapark Drive and Capitol Expressway in South San Jose.
A woman exited a parking lot in a gray Chevrolet SUV south on Vistapark when she struck both bicyclists. Responders transported the victims to the hospital. However, one of them died shortly after. The second victim suffered life-threatening injuries.
The identity of the deceased remains unreleased due to pending family notification.
Meanwhile, the SUV driver helped with the police investigation . Authorities ruled out drugs or alcohol appear as factors in the collision.
Police are also urging anyone who has information about the collision ito call police at (408) 277-4654
When behind the wheel, it is important to always be on the lookout for pedestrians, bicyclists, and motorcyclists. As a bicyclist, make sure to suit yourself with the proper biking equipment. By obeying traffic laws and being cautious of your surroundings, you can prevent unforeseen accidents and keep yourself and others safe on the road.
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