52-Year-Old Bicyclist Fatally Struck in Collision near Palmetto Avenue

REDLANDS, CA (December 13, 2021) – Monday night, 52-year-old Michael Murillo was killed in a bicycle crash on Alabama Street.

Redlands police and firefighters responded to the scene at about 7:30 p.m., just north of Palmetto Avenue.

According to reports, Murillo was walking his bicycle when the driver of a Toyota Prius struck him from behind.

Emergency responders located the severely injured bicyclist and immediately performed life-saving measures. However, medics pronounced him dead at the scene due to the extent of his condition.

Meanwhile, the driver of the Prius remained on scene and cooperated with the investigation. They remained unharmed.

Officers closed Alabama Street for approximately five hours. Although, the road has since reopened to traffic.

At this time, authorities are yet to disclose the identities of those involved in the crash. No further details regarding the accident have been made public at this time; however, more information will be provided once made available.

The team at Sweet James would like to offer their sincere condolences to the family and friends of Michael Murillo.

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