Carmichael Bicyclist Fatality. A Carmichael bicyclist fatality occurred on November 17 when the rider was struck and killed by a car at a local intersection in the late afternoon. It was reported that the bicycle rider was a man from Sacramento, age 75, and that the collision impact caused the man to be ejected from his bicycle, according to a report by the California Highway Patrol (CHP). The driver of the vehicle that struck the rider remained at the scene of the accident. It was determined by police that neither alcohol nor drugs were a factor in the accident.
Carmichael Bicyclist Fatality Details
The collision occurred shortly before 5:30 in the afternoon at the Rampart Way/Winding Way intersection when a man from Carmichael, age 50, and driving a Lexus, said he went into the intersection at about the same time as the bicycle rider. He noted after the accident that the bicyclist was not using a helmet and did not have a light on his bike. Although 5:30 is considered late afternoon, the sun had gone down at 4:51 the day of the accident, so it was fully dark outside. The CHP is asking that anyone who may have witnessed the accident to call 916-348-2337 with their information.