Man on Bicycle Suffers Life-Threatening Injuries after Hit by Vehicle in San Marcos
SAN MARCOS, CA (September 26, 2022) – A 79-year-old man was severely injured in a pedestrian accident at Via Vera Cruz and West San Marcos Boulevard on Tuesday morning.
The accident happened around 9:15 a.m. on September 20. According to the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department, the man was riding his bicycle when a vehicle struck him at the intersection.
When officers arrived, they located the man suffering from life-threatening injuries, including severe head and leg injuries. Paramedics transported him to Palomar Medical Center in critical condition.
The 23-year-old driver remained on scene and was unharmed.
Drugs or alcohol was not a factor in the crash. Further investigation is underway.
Deputies asked anyone with information or possible dashcam footage of the crash to contact Deputy Jerry Dana at 760-510-5259, or e-mail [email protected]. You can leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.
Distracted driving and speeding are just few causes of pedestrian accidents. To minimize the dangers on the road, pay attention, scan the roads while driving and prepare yourself to yield. Manage your speed and follow traffic rules at all times.
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