Bicyclist Injured in Traffic Collision in Central Fresno
FRESNO, CA (June 1, 2022) – On Thursday, one unidentified person suffered injuries from a bicycle collision on Blythe Avenue.
The accident occurred at 7:00 a.m. on May 26th, along Blythe Avenue in Central Fresno, per initial reports.
Furthermore, according to the California Highway Patrol, the bicyclist reportedly ran a red light right before a vehicle struck him.
Moreover, authorities only described the cyclist as a man in his 20s. When paramedics arrived, they took the cyclist to a nearby hospital for treatment of several broken bones.
Meanwhile, the involved driver remained on the scene and cooperated with the authorities.
Authorities did not consider drugs or alcohol to be a factor in the accident. However, an active investigation is currently underway.
Injuries sustained in a bicycle-auto collision can take a toll on a person’s financial, physical, and emotional well-being. That is why it is important to exercise due care and abide by all traffic laws whether you are a driver or a bicyclist. If you’re driving, always look out for bicycle riders at all times. Also, do not engage in any non-driving activity which creates a potential distraction. If you’re a bicyclist, slow down or stay out of the way when you see a vehicle that’s about to turn on your lane.
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