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Cyclist hit by motorist on 101

ENCINITAS – Emergency services responded to a call Monday afternoon of a vehicle versus a bicyclist.

A motorist traveling north on Coast Highway 101 just past D Street attempted to make a right hand turn before colliding with bicyclist also riding northbound.

Sheriff’s deputies arrived at the scene at 1:23 p.m.

Crews from the Encinitas Fire Department and an AMR ambulance provided medical attention to the cyclist.

The cyclist was wearing a helmet and sustained non-life threatening injuries, according to Deputy Lon Nguyen. The cyclist was taken to Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas for further evaluation.

The vehicle, a four-door sedan, received minimal damage, amounting to a broken passenger side view mirror.

Nguyen said alcohol wasn’t a factor in the accident.


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