26-Year-Old Killed in Vehicle Collision near Pico Avenue

SAN MARCOS, CA (April 1, 2022) – Wednesday evening, a traffic accident on West Mission Road left one bicyclist dead, police said.

The crash happened around 8:00 p.m. at West Mission Road from Pico Avenue.

Furthermore, police said a 63-year-old male driver of an ice cream was turning on West Mission Road.

Consequently, the vehicle hit a bicyclist.

Moreover, some witnesses on the scene said the bicyclist riding southwest across the intersection ran a red light while the truck turned on a green light.

Eventually, the 26-year-old bicyclist was pronounced dead at the scene while the truck driver was left unharmed.

Officers said that alcohol in addition to the bicyclist not wearing a helmet at the time of the accident, were factors leading to the collision.

An active investigation is still ongoing.

Meanwhile, further information remains unavailable as of the time but once updated, it will be released.


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