Publish Date: 2021/12/17
SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA — A 17-year-old boy was critically injured Wednesday evening when his e-bike struck an Amazon delivery van in San Marcos, reports San Diego Union-Tribune.
The accident occurred at the intersection of San Elijo Road and Elfin Forest Road, in the city’s San Elijo Hills area, shortly after 5:15 p.m.
An early investigation indicates the cyclist was riding south in the bike lane along San Elijo Road when he failed to stop at a red light and crashed into the van going westbound on Elfin Forest Road.
Authorities said the teen suffered serious injuries and was rushed to a hospital in critical condition, but is expected to survive.
The event left the intersection shut down for more than two hours.
An investigation remains ongoing.
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