Bus Versus Bicycle Collision near Joanna Avenue Left Goleta Man Injured
VENTURA, CA (September 26, 2023) – Thursday morning, police arrested Edgar Landeros following a hit-and-run collision involving a bicyclist on Telegraph Road.
The collision happened around 9:50 a.m. on Telegraph Road near Joanne Avenue.
According to the police, a blue bus attempted to overtake a bicyclist when the bus struck the bike’s handlebars.
The impact of the crash caused the bicyclist to fall to the ground as the bus’ rear wheel ran over the victim. However, the bus driver did not pull over and continued on its route without rendering aid to the victim.
A motorist traveling behind the bus witnessed the incident and stopped to help the bicyclist. The victim – identified as a 64-year-old man from Goleta – sustained significant lower body injuries.
In addition, a witness identified the bus as a VCTC vehicle, which led to the arrest of the driver, 33-year-old Edgar Landeros of Oxnard.
Police booked Landeros in Ventura County Jail.
Those who witnessed the incident are encouraged to contact the Ventura Police Command Center at 805-650-8010.
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