Bicyclist Struck and Killed by Vehicle on Kester Avenue [Van Nuys, CA]
Bicyclist Fatally Struck on Kester Avenue in Van Nuys
VAN NUYS, CA (December 9, 2019) — A bicyclist died after being struck by a vehicle on Kester Avenue on Saturday, December 7.
According to investigator Robert Powers of the Los Angeles Police Department’s Valley Traffic Division, the accident happened at around 6 p.m. at Kester Avenue and Victory Boulevard.
The vehicle moved westbound on Kester Avenue and then entered the intersection at Victory Boulevard with a green light. A man believed to be in his 40s eastbound on the bicycle, crossed the intersection illegally when a vehicle struck him.
Paramedics transported the man to a hospital, where he died.
The driver remained at the scene to call for help and render assistance, said Powers.
The motorist, whose identity was not yet available, obeyed the law by rendering assistance. Officials released the driver at the scene without citation.
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