SAN DIEGO, CA – According to Times of San Diego, an 82-year-old bicyclist was killed after being struck by a vehicle in Rolando Village on Thursday.
Authorities say the accident took place shortly before 3:00 p.m. on Thursday afternoon, in the 4400 block of College Avenue. The driver of a Cadillac SRX was traveling north on College Avenue, made a risky right turn, and struck a bicyclist.
The bicyclist was critically injured in the impact and was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment, where he later was pronounced dead. The driver initially fled the scene before returning and being arrested by officers one hour later.
Police continue to investigate this incident.
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