Traffic Crash near East Fifth Street Left One Seriously Hurt

NATIONAL CITY, CA (July 28, 2022) – Monday evening, a vehicle collision on R Avenue left a bicyclist with serious injuries.

The incident happened shortly after 6:30 p.m. on R Avenue near East Fifth Street.

According to reports, the bicyclist was riding down a residential street when he was struck by a vehicle. He was not wearing a helmet at the time.

Paramedics arrived at the scene shortly after the incident was reported and found a man lying on the sidewalk. Medics rendered first aid at the scene and then rushed the rider to a local hospital.

Meanwhile, the involved driver remained at the scene and cooperated with the investigators.

Authorities said neither drugs nor alcohol played a role in the incident.

National City Officials continue to investigate the R Avenue bicycle accident. They urge anyone with additional information about the crash to contact local police as soon as possible.

Driving can be hazardous, and almost anything can happen if you are unprepared. Always check behind your vehicle before backing. Do not depend on mirrors alone and always back up slowly. By driving safely and legally, you can help avoid causing or increasing the risk of accidents that may have devastating consequences for you and others.


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