SHERIFF SEEKS WITNESSES TO CRASH THAT INJURED BICYCLIST ON HIGHWAY 67 AT POWAY ROAD

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October 26, 2013 (San Diego's East County) – The Sheriff’s Department is looking for witnesses with information on an accident that occurred around 9:48 this morning involving two vehicles that collided, causing a bicyclist to also be struck and severely injured.

Deputies reported that the two vehicles were involved in a dispute over right-of-way where State Route 67 merges from two lanes to a single lane at Poway Road. As the two vehicles merged, the passenger side of a Volvo S 60 collided with the driver’s side of a Dodge Ram 3500.  After the collision, the Dodge Ram veered right, striking a bicyclist traveling northbound in a marked bicycle lane.

The cyclist was transported to Palomar Medical Center .  If you observed this collision, call Traffic Deputy A. Meleen at (858)513-2820. 

You can also call the Sheriff’s non-emergency line at (858)565-5200, or you can remain anonymous and be eligible for up to a $1,000 reward for information leading to an arrest by calling Crime Stoppers at (888)580-8477.