June 13, 2015- A bicyclist was hit and killed in a car collision in North Fresno, on Saturday afternoon. The hit and run pickup truck accident occurred on Fresno Street.
Police reported that the bike rider was traveling along the roadway when he swerved suddenly into traffic. The bicycle was hit by a light colored pickup truck, that had lawn equipment in the back, driven by a man in his late 20’s.
It is said that the driver of the truck stopped, but then took off before authorities arrived. He now faces felony hit and run charges.
The bicyclist taken to Community Regional Medical Center, where he died from his injuries.