Support for LAist comes from
We Explain L.A.
Stay Connected

Share This

This is an archival story that predates current editorial management.

This archival content was written, edited, and published prior to LAist's acquisition by its current owner, Southern California Public Radio ("SCPR"). Content, such as language choice and subject matter, in archival articles therefore may not align with SCPR's current editorial standards. To learn more about those standards and why we make this distinction, please click here.


Bicyclist Fatally Struck By Motorist, No Arrest Made

Photo by CarbonNYC via Flickr
Support your source for local news!
Today, put a dollar value on the trustworthy reporting you rely on all year long. The local news you read here every day is crafted for you, but right now, we need your help to keep it going. In these uncertain times, your support is even more important. We can't hold those in power accountable and uplift voices from the community without your partnership. Thank you.

A bicyclist in his 40s was fatally struck early Monday morning by a motorist in Pomona, however the driver has not been arrested.The accident happened just after midnight at Valley Boulevard and Lyndale Avenue, according to City News Service. The preliminary investigation indicates the bicyclist was riding eastward, crossing the westbound lanes of Valley Boulevard, when he was struck by a vehicle heading westbound.

That vehicle, a white Mercedes, was driven by 25-year-old William Johnson of Beaumont.

The incident was initially reported as a hit-and-run, however Johnson did not flee. "According to investigators, Johnson parked the Mercedes down the street from the accident scene and called police," notes ABC7.

Johnson was interviewed by authorities, but not arrested.

Support for LAist comes from

The crash basically folded the bicycle in half. The Mercedes sustained front-end and windshield damage.

The identity of the bicyclist is being withheld, pending notification of relatives.

Most Read