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Chula Vista Police Department
Friday July 13th, 2012 :: 07:58 a.m. PDT


Traffic fatality in Chula Vista on 07/12/12

315 Fourth Avenue
Chula Vista, CA 91910
Office 619-691-5137 Fax 619-691-5281

To: All News Media
Phone: 476-5301 Fax: 409-5435

From: Chula Vista Police Department Phone: 691-5151

Subject: Serious Injury Traffic Collision Date: 7/13/12

On 07-12-2012 at approximately 2:50 PM, officers from the Chula Vista Police Department responded to a report of a traffic collision in the area of Broadway and C St. When officers arrived on scene, it was discovered that the incident involved a bicyclist. No other vehicles were involved. Officers on scene determined that there were serious injuries to the bicyclist and the Chula Vista Police Traffic Bureau was called to the scene.

A 39-year-old adult male was riding his bicycle North along the West curb line of 00 Broadway, on a downgrade. A witness saw him loose control and begin to tumble on the roadway. He suffered a serious head injury and was transported by ambulance to UCSD Medical Center. He was not wearing a helmet. He succumbed to his injuries shortly after arriving at UCSD.

The Chula Vista Police Traffic Bureau is currently investigating the collision. Investigating officers are Officers Walker, and Salazar.

Chula Vista Police Department
315 4th Ave
Chula Vista, CA 91910

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 619-691-5151

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