Man Fatally Struck by Ice Cream Truck
A San Marcos accident involving a bicyclist and ice cream truck resulted in a fatality on Wednesday evening.
Per authorities, the incident occurred just after 8:00 p.m. at the intersection of West Mission Road and Pico Avenue.
The 26-year-old male bicyclist was turning against a red light at the time of the crash.
At the same time, an ice cream truck, driven by a 63-year-old man, was turning with a green light.
The two collided and the male bicyclist sadly died at the scene.
The name of the deceased is being withheld pending notification of kin.
Police are actively working to piece together all the details of the accident.
Tips for after accident procedures:
- Always stop at the scene
- Call 911 if there are any injuries
- Get vehicle to safety if it is moveable, if it is not, put on hazards
- Exchange information with others involved and document everything
- Call 911 to report accident – they determine who was at fault
Contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111 if you need legal assistance following an accident.