Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Bicyclist Killed in Hit and Run in Lake Forest

December 14, 2011- According to reports a bicyclist was killed in a hit and run in Lake Forest Tuesday night. According to the Orange County Sheriff’s Department the accident was reported at approximately 10:11 p.m. in the vicinity of the Serrano Road and Ridge Road intersection in Lake Forest.

According to Sheriff’s Lt. Jim England witnesses saw a white van leaving the scene after a bicyclist was struck, traveling northbound on Serrano Road. The bicyclist is identified as a 47 year old man that was killed in the crash, his identity has not been released.

According to Lt. England paramedics treated the bicyclist at the scene and transported him to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead. Orange County Sheriff’s Department officials are asking anyone with information about the hit and run crash to contact them.

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