Steven Barthram Hospitalized in Bicycle Hit-and-Run Near Oakdale
Oakdale, CA (December 03, 2020) – On Tuesday, 54-year-old Steven Barthram of Waterford was injured in a hit-and-run crash involving a vehicle on River Road.
According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), Barthram was on a bicycle around 3:25 p.m. when a vehicle moving in the same direction hit him.
Additionally, the CHP says the crash happened on River Road, east of Sawyer Avenue in Oakdale.
Furthermore, authorities say that an Oak Valley Ambulance took the injured bicyclist to Memorial Medical Center in Modesto.
The Modesto Fire Department says that Barthram’s injuries are moderate, and he is in stable condition now.
Moreover, authorities say that speed is the main reason for the collision, and the suspect driver fled the scene.
However, reports say the suspect vehicle is missing a right-side rearview mirror.
Lastly, authorities are asking witnesses to call the CHP Modesto office at 209-545-7440 or Stanislaus Area Crime Stoppers at 209-521-4636.
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