Bicyclist Hurt in Car Accident on Boulder Road in Granite Bay
GRANITE BAY, Calif. (Oct. 10, 2018) — A bicyclist was struck by a car Wednesday morning on Boulder Road near the Los Lagos Equestrian Center.
The California Highway Patrol reported the accident at 10:32 a.m. between the bicyclist and a black Hyunda Sonata sedan.
Paramedics with the Placer County Fire Department responded to help the injured rider who suffered a head injury and road rash, the report said.
Granite Bay Accident Investigation
Police are piecing together evidence and will determine fault for this crash. There are certainly many unanswered questions about what led to the crash. It’s unknown if speed was a factor, distractions or if the driver did not allow enough space when passing the rider. Under California law, a driver should provide a 3-foot space between their vehicle and a bicyclist they pass on the roadway.
We hope the bicycle rider has a full recovery.
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CHP DISPATCH REPORT
Incident: 00396 Type: Trfc Collision-1141 Enrt Location: Boulder Rd / Walden Woods Way Loc Desc: Lat/Lon: 38.773840 -121.141758
10:37 AM 4  1039 PLACER FD
10:34 AM 3  BLK HYUN SON VS BICYCLIST
10:33 AM 2  BICYCLIST REF 1141 – ROAD RASH AND HEAD INJ ]
10:32 AM 1  VEH VS BICYCLIST
10:37 AM 11 Unit Assigned
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