APPLE VALLEY, Calif. (VVNG.com) — A homeless man riding a bicycle was airlifted to a trauma center after he was hit by a vehicle early Thursday morning.
It happened at about 5:41 am on September 5, 2019, at the intersection of State Highway 18 and Bass Hill Road in Apple Valley.
When deputies arrived they determined the male bicyclist, a 43-year-old transient of Apple Valley, was traveling south on highway 18 when he was hit by a vehicle traveling east.
Sheriff’s spokeswoman Jackie Alban told VVNG the bicyclist was on the north side of HWY 18 and attempted to cross over to the south side on a red light.
“A 2009 Chevy Cobalt, driven by a 44-year-old female resident of Victorville, was traveling east on HWY 18. on a green light and collided into the bicyclist,” stated Alban.
The driver of the vehicle was not injured.
The bicyclist was airlifted to Loma Linda University for a complaint of pain. An update on his condition was not available.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Apple Valley Police Department at 760-240-7400 and refer to Deputy Sahagun DR#181904219.