Car Accident on East Avenue Left Bicyclist Critically Hurt

FRESNO COUNTY, CA (August 24, 2023) – Thursday night, one victim sustained injuries in a bicycle crash on Jensen Avenue. The crash occurred around 6:00 p.m., in the area of Jensen and East Avenues. According to the reports, a cyclist was trying to get across the crossing from Jensen Avenue’s south side, but he did not have the right of way. A car heading eastbound on Jensen Avenue collided with the cyclist as he attempted to cross the street. When officers came, they discovered an adult male in his 50s on the sidewalk with serious injuries. Medical personnel arrived and transported the cyclist to a nearby hospital for further treatment in serious condition. However, authorities have not yet released their name or place of residency. The driver stayed at the scene and cooperated with the investigation. No further details regarding the crash are public at this time. However, more information will be provided once available. 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. You can also exaggerate eye contact or hand signals to let other drivers see you.
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