Bicycle Crash on Santa Margarita Parkway and El Paseo
RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, CA (December 5, 2022) — A bicyclist was hurt after a crash on Santa Margarita Parkway and El Paseo intersection on Friday morning, November 25.
The Orange County Sheriff’s Department dispatched deputies to the scene at around 11:00 a.m.
Authorities did not disclose the details leading up to the incident but confirmed that a 71-year-old rode a bicycle at the intersection and sustained serious injuries.
The cause and circumstances behind the crash remain under investigation. However, officials are also looking into the factors surrounding the crash.
The OC Sheriff Department is encouraging anyone with information to contact its dispatch team at 714-647-7000.
A lot of crash happen at intersections because of their complexity. When driving through one, be vigilant of the condition of the road. Take extra precaution if you cannot see the traffic clearly because of obstructions. In addition, be alert for other drivers and pedestrians who may violate a traffic signal and disregard the right-of-way. If you are not sure what other drivers are going to do, prioritize safety and let them go first.
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