Cyclist Killed in Bicycle Accident near Cypress Avenue

SAN MATEO COUNTY, CA (October 3, 2022) – Wednesday morning, Vincent Qualls was arrested after a fatal bicycle collision on Highway 1.

The incident occurred around 11:30 a.m., near Cypress Avenue.

According to the California Highway Patrol, a southbound Hino box truck veered onto the northbound lanes and collided with a bicyclist. The driver then struck a tree before coming to rest alongside the road.

Due to the extent of injuries sustained, responding officials declared the 55-year-old bicyclist from Peninsula, dead at the scene.

Meanwhile, authorities arrested 55-year-old Qualls, of Oakland on suspicion of involuntary manslaughter with gross manslaughter. Qualls also sustained moderate injuries, that required medical transport.

Those with further information regarding the collision are encouraged to contact the police at (650) 779-2700.

The team at Sweet James sends their warm and sincerest sympathies out to the friends and family of the deceased victim. May the memories of your loved one give you strength in the days ahead.

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