Fatal Hit-and-Run Bicycle Accident
I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento bicycle accident attorney. On Wednesday, March 15, 2017, a fatal hit-and-run accident took place. The accident occurred near the intersection of Los Robles and Marysville Boulevards in Sacramento.
The Sacramento Police Department received a call reporting a hit-and-run accident involving a bicyclist at approximately 10:40 a.m. on Wednesday morning. According to the Good Samaritan who called to report the accident, the driver of the vehicle fled the scene without stopping to render assistance to the bicyclist he hit.
Were There Injuries?
Yes. The man who was riding the bicycle suffered traumatic injuries due to the impact of the collision and was transported to an area hospital by ambulance for treatment and evaluation of his injuries. Sadly, the man succumbed to his injuries he suffered in the collision shortly after arriving at the hospital. The man’s identity has not yet been released pending notification to his next-of-kin.
Road Closures and Investigation
Officers from the Sacramento Police Department shut down the immediate areas of Marysville Boulevard, Ermina Drive, and Los Robles Boulevard for several hours to through traffic while investigators collected evidence from the scene. If you have any information as a result of witnessing this accident you can contact the Sacramento Police Department at (916) 264-5471 with any tips or information you may have.
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We extend our deepest condolences to the family of the man who lost his life in this tragic accident.
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