BICYCLIST STRUCK BY TROLLEY

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East County News Service

August 26, 2014 (La Mesa)—A bicyclist was struck by a trolley Tuesday in La Mesa, suffering a serious injury to his leg.

Witnesses told La Mesa police that the cyclist was riding westbound on University Avenue at 12:42 p.m. when he rode between trolley arms that were lowered and ignored warning lights. The collision occurred at University and Spring Street.

The man was transported to Sharp Memorial Hospital with a serious leg injury.  Trolley service was stopped for about 90 minutes due to the accident.

 

 


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