Bicyclist Critically Hurt in Accident on Devonshire Avenue

HEMET, CA (January 24, 2022) – Friday night, a one person was critically injured in a bicycle collision on Sanderson Avenue.

The incident happened around 11:24 p.m., at the intersection of Sanderson Avenue and Devonshire Avenue.

According to reports, the driver of a blue Toyota Camry was heading south through the intersection at a green light. There, the vehicle struck the bicyclist.

Responding officers arrived and located the bicyclist unresponsive, but still breathing. As a result, medics rushed the man to a nearby hospital in serious condition.

Hemet Police described the victim as a Hispanic man between the ages of 15 and 18, about 5-feet-9 inches tall and weighing about 130 pounds. Additionally, the Camry driver stayed at the scene to cooperate with authorities.

Authorities said it is still unknown whether speed played a role in the crash. However, an active investigation is underway.

Whether you are a driver or a pedestrian, maintain focus on the road at all times. Avoid distractions that can easily lead to dangerous collisions, and follow all traffic laws. By doing so, you can help keep yourself and others around you safe.

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