A 65-year-old man was struck and killed whereas taking his new electrical bicycle out on its first trip Saturday afternoon, Feb. 26, in Solana Seaside, a sheriff’s deputy mentioned.
The incident occurred because the rider was headed north on Freeway 101 from Lomas Santa Fe about 12:30 p.m., Deputy Brett Fuller mentioned in a information launch.
The rider was headed north within the bike lane when he tried to go a slower-moving bicyclist additionally headed north in the identical lane, Fuller mentioned.
The e-bike wobbled, and the rider fell into the site visitors lane the place a Dodge truck was driving. The truck hit the rider.
The person was taken by ambulance to a hospital, the place he died.
The motive force of the Dodge stopped and cooperated with the investigators. Neither medication nor alcohol are believed to be an element within the crash.
Anybody with details about the crash was requested to name the Sheriff’s Division at (858) 565-5200.