David Sheridan Killed in Cycling Accident After Being Hit by Driver
SAN DIEGO, Calif. (July 24, 2018) – David Sheridan, 53, of San Diego, was critically injured early Tuesday morning when he was struck by a car while bike riding on state Route 163 in the Kearny Mesa area, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The CHP dispatch reported the crash about 5:14 a.m. Police say the rider was down in slow lanes on southbound state Route 163 near state Route 52.
The 53-year-old man was struck by a 63-year-old woman driving a Toyota Camry after the vehicle in front of suddenly swerved causing her to jerk to the right before hitting the victim.
Paramedics responded and rushed the injured man by ambulance to Sharp Memorial Hospital, police said. The man later died at the hospital.
A SigAlert was issued due to the Nos. 4 and 5 lanes being blocked.
At this time, it’s unknown who is going to be held responsible for this collision. There are certainly many unanswered questions such as who had the right-of-way and if speed or distractions played a role.
We offer our heartfelt condolences to the family of Mr. Sheridan at this difficult time.
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Traffic Accident Investigation
At this time, we do not know what caused this accident. A full investigation into what happened and who is responsible is underway. Typically police will take measurements and photograph the scene of an accident as well as speak with witnesses and those involved.
It’s unknown at this time why the cyclist was on the freeway shoulder, nor why the driver struck him.
It’s important that you take steps to protect your legal rights by calling a qualified wrongful death attorney. Johnson Attorneys Group has an experienced team of legal professionals here to help you. We will bring our expertise to your case and guide you every step of the way. Give our office a call at 855-703-4186 for a free consultation.
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