Elderly Man Fatally Struck in Bicycle Accident near Soboba Road

SAN JACINTO, CA (March 29, 2022)Pedro Garcia was killed Saturday evening, in a fatal bicycle collision on Lake Park Drive.

According to reports, the deadly crash occurred just south of Soboba Road around 6:30 p.m. Emergency crews responded to the scene shortly after.

Investigators said that a Honda passed the bicyclist in the number two lane while Garcia veered into the number one lane. As a result, Garcia collided into the passenger side of the Honda, causing him to fall off the bicycle.

Upon arrival, authorities located the male bicyclist down in the roadway with major injuries. Eventually, paramedics rushed him to Riverside University Health System Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries several hours later.

The Riverside County Coroner’s Office identified the victim as 74-year-old Garcia, of Hemet.

Meanwhile, the driver who struck the elderly man remained at the scene and cooperated with the investigation. San Jacinto Officials are encouraging anyone with information about the bicycle-auto collision to contact Deputy Ray Cortez at (951) 654-2702.

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