Thursday, June 18, 2009

Bicyclist Struck By Vehicle At I-5 Off Ramp

June 17, 2009 (by Horatio Agren) According to reports a bicyclist was injured after being struck by a vehicle, while crossing the I-5 Freeway off ramp.

The California Highway Patrol was called to the scene of a two vehicle accident at approximately 8:29 a.m., at the scene of the accident they found it was a vehicle that had struck a bicyclist. The accident occurred in the vicinity of southbound Jeffery Road and Roosevelt, according to the initial report, they learned at the scene the collision occurred at the off ramp.

The bicyclist was transported from the scene of the accident to the Kaiser Medical Center, and the condition of the rider has not been released.

Capt. Greg McKeown of the Orange County Fire Authority stated the person that was injured in the vicinity of southbound Jeffery Road and Roosevelt was a pedestrian, rather than a bicyclist.