Bicyclist Hit by Truck at Mattole Road and Ocean Avenue
FERNDALE (August 10, 2018) – A bicyclist and a truck collided in the area of Mattole Road and Ocean Avenue, according to the California Highway Patrol dispatch.
The accident was logged on August 9, Thursday.
Auto VS Bicycle Accident Thursday in Ferndale
Officials said an unidentified man was riding a bicycle at the intersection when, for reasons still under investigation, he was hit by a blue truck around 5:24 p.m.
Witnesses claimed both the bicyclist and the truck operator stayed at the location, and talked after the incident. The condition of the cyclist following the crash was not immediately disclosed.
At this time, the exact circumstances that led to the crash are still being investigated.
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Based on this news report, there are still many unanswered questions in this accident. Was driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs a contributing factor? Did excessive speed or distracted driving play a role? Was a motorist involved negligent in any other way? We trust officials are looking into these and other factors in order to determine precisely what occurred here and why.
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