PALM DESERT: Woman, 73, on Bicycle Killed in Car Accident on Mesa View at Highway 74
PALM DESERT, California (January 6, 2015) — Rose Peters, 73, of Durango, Colorado was killed Monday morning while riding her bicycle in a car accident at the intersection of Mesa View and Highway 74, according to a press release by the Riverside County Sheriff Coroner.
About 11:30 a.m., Palm Desert Police Department officers responded to a call about an injured bicyclist who had been hit by a driver at the intersection. CAL FIRE/Riverside Fire paramedics also responded and transported the injured woman to Desert Regional Medical Center in Palm Springs where she was treated for major injuries and later died at 12:45 p.m. the same day.
Police say there were no alcohol or drugs involved as a factor in this crash. The closed down Mesa View Driver at Highway 74 for several hours to conduct a full investigation into the crash to determine liability.
“This is a tragedy for this woman’s family as they cope with her sudden loss,” said Attorney James Johnson.
If you have legal questions following a car accident, contact Johnson Attorneys Group for a free consultation at 800-235-6801.