February 22, 2024
A “sharrow” lane, just like the one wherein a bicyclist was struck Friday by a hit-and-run driver in Encinitas. Photograph: Flickr

A 63-year-old man Monday sustained extreme accidents that required surgical procedure when he was struck by a automotive in Carmel Valley whereas using a bicycle.

The crash occurred within the 12300 block of Carmel Creek Highway shortly after 1:30 p.m. Monday, in keeping with San Diego Police Division Officer John Buttle.

A 2023 white Chevrolet Volt pushed by a 33-year-old girl was heading northbound on Carmel Creek Highway when the motive force made an unsafe proper flip, hanging the bicyclist who was using within the bike lane, Buttle mentioned.

The person sustained a mind hemorrhage, a lacerated kidney and abrasions throughout his physique, Buttle mentioned. The sufferer’s accidents have been deemed non-life- threatening.

DUI was not an element within the crash, Buttle mentioned.

Anybody with info relating to the crash was urged to name Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477.