SAN DIEGO, CA — A man died Tuesday night after being hit by a wrong-way driver while riding a bike near San Diego’s Mission Valley area, reports NBC San Diego.
The collision occurred on the 2100 block of Camino Del Rio South shortly before 9:00 p.m.
According to San Diego police, the cyclist was heading west in a bike lane along the road while a woman in a 2018 Nissan Sentra was driving east in the westbound lane. The driver struck the bicyclist with the front-left corner of her car.
The victim died at the scene, confirmed authorities.
The driver was not reported injured.
Police did not suspect drugs or alcohol contributed to the crash.
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