Publish Date: 2023/06/06
SAN DIEGO, CA — A man had to be extricated from underneath a dump truck Tuesday morning after a bicycle accident in San Diego’s Otay Mesa area, reports ABC10 News.
The incident occurred on a stretch of Britannia Boulevard near State Route 905, shortly before 5:30 a.m.
Authorities have not detailed the sequence of events, but police and firefighters arrived on the scene to find the male rider pinned under the truck. His bike, which had sustained damage, was observed a distance away.
The victim was conscious and communicating with first responders as he was safely removed from under the vehicle. He was transported to a local hospital where the severity of his condition remains unknown.
No one else was reported injured in the incident.
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