SAN DIEGO – Two men were badly injured after a collision involving a pedestrian and an e-bike rider, authorities said.
The incident occurred in Del Mar Heights around 10:30 p.m. on Friday, July 15, when an 82-year-old pedestrian crossing the street in the 13800 block of Mango Drive was struck by a man riding an e-bike, according to San Diego Police Department.
The e-bike rider, a man in his 50s, was riding the bike at “a high rate of speed” in the northbound direction of Mango Drive, police said. The bike did not have a light on it, according to officers.
Both the e-bike rider and the 82-year-old pedestrian sustained brain bleeds and multiple fractures, however, officials say the injuries are not life-threatening.
The matter remains under investigation by officials with the San Diego Police Department’s Traffic Division.