1 Dead in Fresno County Bicycle Accident on Watts Valley Road
FRESNO COUNTY, CA (October 3, 2022) – Sunday morning, a 51-year-old woman died in a bicycle crash on Watts Valley Road in Fresno County.
The incident happened just before 10:30 a.m. on Watts Valley Road in Fresno County.
According to reports, a 45-year-old man drove an eastbound car on Watts Valley Road. Meanwhile, on that same stretch, a female bicyclist rode west.
As the car tried to negotiate a curve in the roadway, his car veered into the westbound lane directly into the path of the cyclist.
Then, the vehicle crashed with the bicyclist head-on. As a result, the female bicyclist sustained critical injuries and officers pronounced her dead at the scene.
CHP does not believe drugs or alcohol played a role in the crash.
Meanwhile, officers noted that the rider wore a bicycle helmet.
Moreover, the vehicle driver suffered no injuries.
Due to the limited information available, the authorities continued to investigate the crash.
We at Sweet Lawyers send our condolences to the loved ones grieving the death of the victim of the crash on Watts Valley Road.
What’s Next after Crash in Fresno County
According to NHTSA, pedestrian and bicyclist accidents continue to rise in the United States. More pedestrians and cyclists died in 2018 than in any year since 1990.
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