A 54 year-old Perris, CA man was struck and killed Wednesday, April 20 while riding his bike on 4th St., near A and C streets. The victim was riding his bike towards oncoming traffic when he was struck by a truck traveling in the opposite direction around 4:43 p.m.
Riverside County emergency personnel responded to the scene where paramedics attempted to provide life-saving measures at the scene of the accident before they transported him to a local hospital. The victim was pronounced dead at the hospital around 5:28 p.m.
The Perris Police Department began their investigation into the cause of the accident and reported that the driver of the truck stayed at the scene of the accident and was cooperating with the investigation. The cause of the accident is still under investigation.
This tragic accident reminds us that accidents occur daily around the Inland Empire and Orange County areas. Our experienced Riverside County personal injury lawyers are here to help if you are someone you know has been injured in a serious accident.