One cyclist is in critical condition after a crash near El Cajon’s Parkway Plaza on December 27, 2019.
According to Fox-5, this collision occurred between Broadway and Ballantyne Street just before 9:00PM. First responders immediately transported the injured cyclist to an area hospital for treatment. The vehicle involved in this crash was nowhere to be found.
At this point, investigators are still trying to piece together exactly what happened in this crash. Anyone with information on this hit-and-run is urged to contact El Cajon Police.
News of this collision comes shortly after the San Diego County Bike Coalition held its inaugural “First Friday” safety festival on El Cajon Boulevard. Hosted on December 6, 2019, this “First Friday” event included a six-mile bike ride as well as free food, drinks, and safety giveaways.
For more information on “First Friday” events and cyclist safety in general, please check out this link to the San Diego County Bike Coalition.