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Temescal Canyon Rd. in Pacific Palisades: Dangerous for Bicyclists

Temescal Canyon Rd. in Pacific Palisades gently winds uphill between Pacific Coast Highway and Sunset Blvd. Though Temescal's eastbound and westbound lanes have bike lanes, bicyclists are still at ...
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Left-Turning Driver Hits Bicyclist in Monrovia

A bicyclist was struck by a left-turning driver in Monrovia on Wednesday. The accident happened about 7:30 a.m. at the intersection of Royal Oaks Dr. and Bradbury Rd. The bicyclist was westbound on ...
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Bicyclist Pleads Guilty to Injuring Pedestrian in Santa Monica

A bicyclist pleaded guilty to assault with a deadly weapon after he injured a pedestrian in Santa Monica. The accident happened on June 24, 2012. The bicyclist, Rocky Martin, a 38-year-old Los Angeles ...
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Big Rig hits and kills child on bicycle

A Fresh & Easy big rig hit and killed a child on a bicycle on Saturday. The accident happened about 7:30 p.m. near the intersection of Alamo St. and Tapo St. in Simi Valley. Two boys, ages 12 and ...
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PCH safety study identifies most dangerous PCH intersections

A safety study of Malibu's 27 miles of Pacific Coast Highway has recently been completed, and the results were presented at two public meetings last week. The study, which cost $375,000, was ...
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Hit-and-run driver kills bicyclist in Northridge

A bicyclist was killed by a hit-and-run driver in Northridge on Thursday night. The accident occurred at about 11:30 p.m. near the intersection of Roscoe Blvd. and Balboa Blvd. Officers from the Los ...
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Bicyclist's leg amputated after left-turning van hits him

A bicyclist was struck by a left-turning van Friday near Griffith Park. The accident happened about 11:35 a.m. Bicyclist Damian Kevitt, a 36-year-old Los Angeles resident, was westbound on Zoo Dr. A ...
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Bicyclist Killed by Hit-and-Run Driver

A bicyclist was fatally struck by a hit-and-run driver on Friday in Los Angeles. The accident happened at about 8:50 a.m. The bicyclist and driver were traveling westbound on East 43 rd St., near the ...
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Bicyclist on PCH Killed after Collision with Bus in Malibu

A bicyclist was killed after colliding with a bus on Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu. The accident happened on Saturday at approximately 2:25 p.m. in the 25000 block of PCH near Puerco Canyon Rd. The ...
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Drunk Driver Kills Pedestrian near Santa Monica Place

A father was killed, and his daughter injured, when they were struck by a suspected drunk driver Tuesday night near the Santa Monica Place mall. The accident happened at 8:15 p.m. An Austrian tourist, ...
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Bicyclist in Critical Condition after Car-Dooring Accident

A car-dooring accident on Friday in Santa Monica left a bicyclist in critical condition. The accident happened at about 5:30 p.m. on 11 th St. near Oak St. in the Sunset Park section of Santa Monica. ...
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Bicycle Accidents Focus of Santa Monica Police Department

The Santa Monica Police Department will be focusing on bicycle accident prevention during the month of April. Each month, Santa Monica's Traffic Enforcement Unit is focusing on a different driving ...
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Driver Sentenced for Hit-and-Run Death of Teenage Bicyclist

A 23-year-old driver was sentenced to jail today for the 2011 hit-and-run death of a teenage bicyclist in Canoga Park. The accident happened on April 20, 2011. German Alex Romero, a 17-year-old senior ...
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Pedestrian Violations Focus of Santa Monica PD in February

In an effort to reduce traffic accidents, including car accidents, motorcycle accidents, pedestrian accidents and bicycle accidents, the Santa Monica Police Department each month is focusing on a ...
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Pedestrian Killed by 2 Hit-And-Run Drivers

Saturday night, a pedestrian was killed after being hit by two hit-and-run drivers in Santa Ana. The accident happened about 8:40 p.m. The pedestrian, 55-year-old Jose Javier Diaz, was crossing the ...
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Bicyclist Killed by Hit-and-Run Driver

A hit-and-run driver fatally struck a bicyclist on Friday in Santa Ana. The accident happened just before 6:45 p.m. in the 100 block of South Broadway. Bicyclist Elfego Lozano-Nicolas, a 39-year-old ...
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Hit and Run Driver Critically Injures Bicyclist in Santa Ana

A pickup truck driver struck a bicyclist Friday evening in Santa Ana, and then fled the scene. According to Santa Ana police Cmdr. Larry Coleman, the accident happened just before 6:45 p.m. in the 100 ...
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Santa Monica Bicycle Laws Decrease the Risk of Bicycle Accidents

Did you know that riding a bicycle on a sidewalk in Santa Monica is prohibited under Santa Monica's Municipal Code? If you are injured in a bicycle accident while you are riding on a sidewalk, ...
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Elderly Bicyclist Hit by Elderly Driver

An 81-year-old driver struck and seriously injured a 76-year-old bicyclist on Thursday in Huntington Beach. The accident happened at about 11:40 a.m. on westbound Heil Ave., west of Goldenwest St. A ...
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Driver Sentenced to Jail for Killing Bicyclist

On Thursday, a Huntington Beach resident was sentenced to 180 days in jail for killing a bicyclist with his vehicle, then fleeing the scene. The accident happened on May 15, 2011 just before 3 a.m. ...
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Hit-And-Run Driver Kills Bicyclist

A hit-and-run driver struck and killed a bicyclist on Wednesday in Pomona. The accident happened at 5:29 p.m. at the intersection of Towne Ave. and Sixth St. in Pomona. According to Pomona Police ...
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Bicyclist Hit by Vehicle in Santa Ana

A bicycle v. vehicle accident left the bicyclist in critical condition Sunday night in Santa Ana. The accident happened just after 6:15 p.m. in the 100 block of North Euclid. According to Sgt. Richard ...
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Bicyclist Killed in Malibu

A bicyclist died in Malibu on Saturday after striking a guardrail. 51-year-old Robert Hyndman, a Laguna Beach resident, was riding his bike on Las Flores Canyon Road near Hume Road. He was riding with ...
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Santa Monica Awarded Grant Money for Program aimed at Reducing Traffic Deaths & Injuries

Santa Monica has been awarded a $158,000 grant from California's Office of Traffic Safety (OTS). The grant was awarded for a year-long program whose aim is to reduce injuries and deaths on Santa ...
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Are Bicyclists Safe in Santa Monica?

Last week's confrontation between a bicyclist and a motorist raises the question: is Santa Monica safe for bicyclists? In 2010, 134 bicycle accidents in Santa Monica were reported to the Santa ...
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