Bicyclist Hit and Killed by Vehicle on Avocado Boulevard Near Nabal Drive
EL CAJON (August 4, 2018) – A man riding a Masi Gran Corsa road bike was killed in a traffic collision on Avocado Boulevard Saturday morning, according to East County Magazine.
Primary reports indicated a man was riding a Masi Gran Corsa road bike in the southbound bicycle lane on Avocado around 8 a.m. For unknown reasons, the cyclist made a left turn near Nabal Drive and was struck by a passing Toyota Camry.
Deadly Car VS Bicycle Accident Saturday in El Cajon
Shortly after the crash, emergency crews arrived at the scene and found the bicyclist ejected onto the roadway. Paramedics sadly pronounced the man dead at the location.
Meanwhile, authorities briefly identified the Camry driver as a 63-year-old woman. The condition of that driver, and her whereabouts following the incident were not immediately discussed.
At this time, further investigation on the deadly accident is ongoing.
We offer our warmest of thoughts, our prayers, and condolences to the family members of the deceased as they search for peace and comfort.
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A forensic examination of the bicycle and the Toyota Camry involved, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will be made to help investigators determine the liability in the accident. Other potential factors will be looked into as well including whether or not a driver was under the influence at the time of the accident, whether or not a motorist was distracted, operating the vehicle recklessly, or traveling over the speed limit prior to impact. Each of these factors plus several others will be assessed allowing police officials to draw up a final conclusion.
Pending results of the investigation, the family members of the deceased may have the right to a wrongful death claim. Surviving family of victims killed in similar accidents are potentially entitled to seek compensation for funeral costs, and loss of love and companionship.
If your loved one has been involved in a bicycle accident and you are unsure of what steps to take, we encourage you to contact Johnson Attorneys Group at 855-703-4186. Give us a call and speak with one of our experienced San Diego County wrongful death lawyers. We will provide you with a free case evaluation and help you take the right steps following a traumatic incident.