SAN DIEGO – A 79-year-old man was badly hurt when he crashed his electronic bicycle into a car that was illegally parked in a bike lane near Torrey Preserve, authorities said.
The incident happened Friday around 1:15 p.m. in the 11600 block of Sorrento Valley Road, according to Officer Robert Heims with the San Diego Police Department. The cyclist struck a vehicle that was illegally blocking the southbound bike lane.
The man involved was taken to a nearby hospital for serious injuries, including several fractures. No passengers inside the parked car, a Nissan, were injured.
It is unknown what caused the man to run into the parked vehicle but officials say DUI is not suspected.
The matter remains under investigation by police.
Anyone with information on this incident is encouraged to reach out to Officer Heims or the San Diego County Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.