2 Riding Same Bike Hit by Car in Midway District - NBC 7 San Diego

2 Riding Same Bike Hit by Car in Midway District

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    2 Riding Same Bike Hit by Car in Midway District

    Police told NBC 7's Erika Cervantes the cyclist was at fault because he was riding against traffic. (Published Friday, June 7, 2019)

    Two people riding on one bicycle were hit by a car in the Midway District Friday evening, leaving one of the riders with serious injuries.

    The San Diego Police Department said the riders were pedaling against traffic on the 3550 block of Rosecrans Street at around 8:45 p.m. when they were hit by a silver car.

    Investigators said teh driver was looking toward oncoming traffic while pulling out of a driveway and did not see the cyclist coming from the other side.

    SDPD and the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department responded.

    The 32-year-old man operating the bicycle suffered an open fracture to his leg, his passenger suffered bumps and bruises. Both were transported to a local hospital, according to SDPD.

    Rosecrans Street in the area of the accident is expected to be closed for at least an hour.

    Police said no drugs or alcohol appear to be involved.

    No other information was available.

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