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Bicyclist hit on State Route 28 in Dollar Point

Hannah Jones
hjones@sierrasun.com

UPDATE 10:20 a.m.: California Highway Patrol Officer Officer Jeff Billings has reported that the crash has not been confirmed as a fatal accident.

At 7:40 a.m. a 16-year-old driver broadsided a bicyclist leaving the bicyclist with major injuries, said Billings.

ORIGINAL POST:

A bicyclist was hit this morning by a driver on Route 28 at Old Mill Road in Dollar Point, according to a California Highway Patrol report.  The crash occurred at about 7:40 a.m. when the driver says the sun got in their eyes and they hit the bicyclist, the report states.

CHP reported at 8:05 a.m. that they are working on the collision and there are significant delays in the area. At 9:18 a.m. CHP reported that the Old Mill area had been reopened.

The Sun will update the story as more information becomes available.

Information from CHP Traffic Incident Information Page
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