Male Bicyclist Struck By Vehicle and In Critical Condition
According to the local authorities, a seventy-three year old had been hospitalized due to being in a grave condition on Saturday morning after he was struck by a vehicle as he was riding a bicycle on a street in Laguna Woods area.
According to the news release from the Orange County Sheriff’s Department, the deputies had to respond to the scene around five:fifty-seven in the morning. They were called to Moulton Parkway which is near Santa Maria Avenue. The call came after a bicyclist that was heading southbound was struck by a 2006 model Honda Civic which was traveling in the same direction.
Driver Strikes Bicyclist Stays at Scene to Help
The news release also said that, according to the preliminary investigation as well as information that the driver provided, the crash happened near the number 3 lane on Moulton. The Sheriff’s Department said that the driver stopped and called 911. The driver also stay to render aid to the bicyclist victim until the deputies and paramedics arrived.
The injured bicyclist, who police originally thought was seventy-two years old, was then quickly transported to the hospital. The investigators do not believe that the driver was under the influence of any drugs or alcohol at the time of the incident. According to the release, all of the southbound lanes on a section of Moulton were closed off for around two hours so that the department’s Major Accident Reconstruction Team could come in and collect the evidence at the scene.
If anyone has any information or any witnesses know anything about the crash, police are asking that they call the department at 714-647-7000 or 949-425-1860. You may also submit anonymous tips at the Orange County Crime Stoppers at 855-847-6227 or even online at occrimestoppers.org.
Daniel A. Gibalevich
DAG Law Firm