65-Year-Old Cyclist Struck and Injured by Stolen Vehicle on Pacific Boulevard

WATSONVILLE, CA (January 20, 2023) – Tuesday, Enrique Garcia was arrested and a man was injured in a bicycle collision on Main Street.

According to police, officers attempted to pull over a stolen Honda near the intersection of Main Street and Pacifica Boulevard.

As officers approached the vehicle, 22-year-old Garcia jumped out and ran away. His vehicle continued traveling before eventually striking a cyclist, wedging him underneath the vehicle.

Multiple witnesses immediately rushed to lift the vehicle off of the victim. Medics say he is now recovering in stable condition. Although, authorities have not yet released his identity.

Meanwhile, officers located and arrested 22-year-old Enrique Garcia with charges including possession of a stolen vehicle, reckless driving causing bodily injury, and evading a peace officer.

Those with further information are encouraged to contact local police as soon as possible.

Operating a vehicle is a responsibility that should not be taken lightly. Maintain focus on the road, and avoid distractions that could easily lead to dangerous collisions. By practicing safe driving habits, you can keep yourself and others around you safe.

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