Woman Hospitalized after Bicycle Crash on South Bay Boulevard near Turri Road
SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA (July 26, 2021) — A woman suffered injuries in a bicycle accident on South Bay Boulevard on Tuesday, July 20.
Officials said the crash occurred at around 9:50 a.m. on South Bay Boulevard near Turri Road.
According to California Highway Patrol, an Arroyo Grande woman in her early 70s, was in the bike lane moving southbound on South Bay Boulevard. Then she attempted to make a left-hand turn onto Turri Road.
Officers said she turned directly in the path of a box truck. The truck driver attempted to avoid the collision. However, a mirror on the truck struck the woman on the back and threw her off her bike.
When officials arrived on the scene, she was unconscious, but they say she was awake at the trauma center.
Officers shut down South Bay Boulevard for around 20 minutes.
The driver of the truck reportedly dialed 911 and stayed on the scene until officers arrived.
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