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Santa Ana Police Department
Tuesday January 26th, 2016 :: 09:30 a.m. PST


SAPD Investigating Auto vs Bicyclist Fatal Collision – Deceased Identified

Deceased: Thuc Van Nguyen (77)

On 1/25/16, officers responded to the scene of a traffic collision involving a bicyclist and a pick-up truck on 17th Street at the intersection with LaBonita Avenue.

At approximately 6:07pm, a bicyclist was riding from south to north on LaBonita Avenue at the intersection with 17th Street. While crossing 17th Street, he was struck by a Toyota T-100 pick-up truck.

The driver of the truck remained at the scene where he cooperated throughout the investigation. There were no indications the driver of the vehicle was intoxicated or impaired while driving. The driver indicated it was dark and that he did not see the bicyclist until he was directly in front of his truck.

Any person who may have witnessed this collision or has additional information is asked to call Investigator Bao at (714) 245-8214.

Santa Ana Police Department
60 Civic Center Plaza
Santa Ana, CA 92701

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 714-834-4211

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