Police: California bicyclist unintended victim of road rage
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — Police say road rage is responsible for the death of a man who was inadvertently hit while riding his bike in Southern California.
San Bernardino police said Tuesday that two drivers began fighting while on the road Monday evening in the city east of Los Angeles.
Police say the pair were “engaged in a road rage incident for some time” when they approached an intersection.
Police say one of the drivers, identified as 32-year-old Rosendo Ortiz, hit the bicyclist. The other driver, 28-year-old Karina Saucedo, swerved and crashed into a parked car.
The 45-year-old bicyclist died at the scene. His name hasn’t been released.
Police say Ortiz and Saucedo were cooperating with the investigation. No arrests have been made.
Police are seeking witnesses of the crashes.