Fatal Bicycle Accident Lozanos Road, Chili Hill Road Near Auburn

 Woman Killed in Bicycle Accident Lozanos Road Near Auburn

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PLACER COUNTY, Calif. (March 19, 2024) — A fatal bicycle accident happened Monday morning on Lozanos Road, just south of Wise Road near Ophir Elementary School.

The collision occurred at around 10:52 a.m. on March 18th, just north of Chili Hill Road, according to the Auburn station of the California Highway Patrol.

The driver of a white commercial van and or a Peterbilt tractor trailer truck struck an unidentified woman as she was riding a bicycle in front of 1373 Lozanos Road, the CHP said.

The bicycle rider went down in the roadway and suffered fatal injuries.

Meanwhile, a tow truck removed the big rig truck with two fully-loaded trailers from the scene for an evidence tow, the report said.

“As we come to terms with this heartbreaking event, let us remember the importance of road safety and vigilance, particularly for vulnerable road users such as cyclists,” the CHP Auburn report said. “Let us also extend our gratitude to the first responders who bravely attend to such tragedies and work tirelessly to keep our communities safe.”

Investigators are working to determine fault for the bicycle accident on Lozanos Road.

Johnson Attorneys Group does not represent any of the parties mentioned above. Furthermore, Johnson Attorneys Group has no intention to represent any of the parties discussed. We hope this information is timely and helpful. However, if you would like to contribute any information or have legal questions, please contact us as soon as possible. Our law firm is a proud, longtime supporter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD).

Sources: CHP Incident: A0433, CHP Auburn

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