Monday evening, a 20-year old skateboarder was struck by a vehicle in San Marcos. The accident occurred near Oleander Avenue and Alamitos Way at around 6 p.m., according to the San Diego County police.
The driver involved in the accident fled the scene, but later called police to admit that he hit the skateboarder. Officers arrested the man on charges unrelated to the accident.
Witnesses to the accident said the 20-year old was lying in the road, bleeding after being hit. Emergency crews transported the skateboarder to the hospital, where he is being treated for serious head injuries.
Yesterday evening, a 23-year old bicyclist was injured when a car attempted to pass her.
The San Diego Police reported that the accident occurred at about 5:30 p.m. on College Drive, around Cresita Drive. The bicyclist was traveling southbound on College in the right-hand lane.
A sport utility vehicle traveling behind the bicyclist attempted to pass her by moving into the other lane. However, another vehicle was traveling in the lane beside the bicyclist and there was not enough room for the SUV to pass. The bicyclist was clipped by the SUV and sent flying into the curb.
The woman suffered serious facial injuries and was taken to the hospital for treatment.
Contact the San Diego pedestrian and bicycle accident lawyers of Ritter & Associates by calling 619-296-0123, if you or someone you know has suffered injuries in a bicycle accident.