Santa Ana, CA – Bicyclist Struck & Killed by Hit-and-Run Driver on Newhope St

Santa Ana, CA (November 4, 2019) – Early Monday morning, November 4th, a hit-and-run collision left a bicyclist dead in Santa Ana, according to authorities. The incident occurred along Newhope Street at approximately 3:00 a.m.

Officials with the Santa Ana Police Department stated that an unidentified male bicyclist was hit by a vehicle in the 300 block of South Newhope Street. First responders tragically pronounced the victim deceased at the scene.

Authorities are currently working to establish the events that led to this accident as they search for the driver involved. No more information has been reported.

Fatal Bicycle Accidents in California

The majority of bicyclists who were hit and killed in collisions with vehicles were reported as males over the age of 40. Albeit, regardless of gender or age, bicycle accidents in California have a tendency to end with catastrophic or fatal injuries due to the lack of protection that’s in place for bicyclists.

Catastrophic and fatal collisions can happen at any time, leaving victims and their family members with pain and suffering, as well as extremely high costs as. Although it may be terribly difficult, it is crucial for victims and their loved ones to understand that they may have substantial rights.

At The May Firm, our accident attorneys are committed to holding negligent and blatantly criminal drivers accountable for the devastation they cause. If you have been injured in a bicycle accident because of a reckless, criminal, or otherwise negligent driver, please don’t hesitate to call (844) 629-3476 or leave us a message to schedule a free consultation today.

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