62-Year-Old Rider Hospitalized after Poway Bicycle Crash on Kirkham Road

Poway Bicycle Crash
Bicyclist Hit, Seriously Injured by Car in Poway

Poway, California (October 28, 2022) – A cyclist was hospitalized with serious injuries after being hit by a vehicle Thursday morning in Poway, as per a local news source.

The incident was reported just before 8 a.m. on 12100 Kirkham Road.

According to the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department, the accident involved a 62-year-old cyclist and a vehicle of unknown make and model.

The 49-year-old driver of the car and another passing motorist stopped at the scene and called authorities as they tried to assist the victim.

The cyclist was transported to Palomar Medical Center – Escondido by responding paramedics with serious injuries.

Police said alcohol and drugs did not appear to be contributing factors, but the car’s driver may have been impacted by the sun rising while driving eastbound.

An investigation into the collision is ongoing.

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