Garden Grove Bicycle Accident with SUV Leaves One Dead; Cyclist Identified
In a tragic bicycle accident, Brian Winfrey, 47-years-old, was stuck and killed while riding his bicycle this past Monday in Garden Grove. Winfrey, from Laguna Hills was riding his bicycle on Euclid Street, near Wakefield Avenue around 7 p.m. when he was struck by a driver in an SUV.
The driver of the SUV was identified as 48 year-old, Bach Truong. She was was driving a white Honda CRV. Winfrey was wearing a yellow reflector jacket at the time of the crash and the cause of the crash is still being investigated. Truong did stay the scene and spoke with police and investigators. There was no sign of any substance or alcohol involvement.
Winfrey was immediately taken to UCI Medical Center where he was pronounced dead from his injuries. While police are looking into the cause of the crash, it is important to immediately speak with an experienced bicycle accident lawyer who can conduct an independent investigation, preserve critical evidence and hire the right experts in determining the potential parties that are responsible.
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