One man killed after two cars hit him on Alabama Street in Redlands
The Redlands Police news release reports a man was riding his bicycle on Alabama Street north of Pioneer Street at about 10:30 p.m. when he was hit by a vehicle traveling south on Alabama Street.
The driver of the first vehicle, identified as a 20-year-old Highland man, left the scene of the crash. The driver came into the station and reported his involvement in the collision to Redlands police two hours later, according to reports.
Moments after the first hit, the injured bicyclist was hit again by a southbound vehicle on Alabama Street.
The driver of the second vehicle remained at the scene until authorities arrived. Reportedly, the driver of the first vehicle had already left by the time the second driver came in contact with the injured bicyclist.
Authorities state no one has been arrested in this incident.
The injured bicyclist was treated by the first responders before being transported to Loma Linda University Medical Center where he was pronounced dead, stated the officials.
The name of the victim was not mentioned in the article, pending the notification of next-of-kin.
It is unclear if alcohol, drugs or speeding were involved in the factor of the collision but the authorities have not ruled them out.
This collision remains under investigation and further details will be updated as they are available.
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