RIVERSIDE, California (November 3, 2014) — Bicyclist Ronald Williams, 61, was killed in a car crash Thursday, Oct. 30 involving a driver who is suspected of driving under the influence of prescription drugs, according to a press release by the Riverside County Sheriff Coroner and the Press Enterprise.
Mr. Williams was riding his bicycle in the early morning hours about 5:40 a.m., traveling westbound on California Avenue when he collided with the driver of a 2014 Nissan Versa who was heading north on Van Buren Boulevard. The injured rider was transported by ambulance to Parkview Community Hospital, but he later died of his injuries.
Police interviewed the 52-year-old driver who was involved in the crash and suspected he was driving under the influence of prescription drugs. He was arrested by police, but the investigation is ongoing as police attempt to determine who was at fault for the crash.
“My condolences go out to the family of this man as they cope with this tragedy,” Attorney James Johnson.
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