Bicyclist Critically Injured in Crash with Trash Truck
GARDEN GROVE, Calif. (June 7, 2018) — A bicyclist believed to be in his 20s or 30s was seriously injured Thursday afternoon when they were struck by a garbage truck on Magnolia Street, according to a report by the Garden Grove Police Department.
The crash took place about 2:20 p.m. near Imperial Avenue. The man was riding a 10-speed bicycle when he allegedly rode into the path of the garbage truck. Witnesses told police he failed to stop at a stop sign. Police closed down Magnolia Street in both directions between Trask Avenue and Garden Grove Boulevard. The injured bicycle rider, who was not wearing a helmet, was treated by paramedics at the scene and possibly transported to a hospital for treatment of major injuries.
There were few details provided, but updates will come.
TRAFFIC ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION
Police are investigating this collision. There is not much information at this time, but they are piecing together evidence to determine fault.
We offer our prayers to the woman who was hurt in this horrible crash.
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