Car hits and critically injures Alhambra cyclist *Updated
An Alhambra man who was hit by a car and critically injured on Saturday while riding his bike on Palm Avenue was identified as Taihue Quach. He remains in critical condition and is suffering from a head wound, Alhambra Police Sgt. Jerry Johnson said. The driver spoke to police but the cause of the accident is still under investigation.
*Originally reported 10/15/2012
An Alhambra bicyclist was hospitalized Saturday after being struck by a car at Palm Avenue and Main Street, Pasadena Star-News reports. The 44-year-old man was in critical condition following the collision.
According to the preliminary investigation, the bicyclist was riding northbound in southbound traffic on Palm Avenue, Lt. Jennifer Wiese told the Star-News. The car, a Mercedes-Benz driven by a 25-year-old Los Angeles resident, made a left turn from Raymond Avenue onto Main Street. Alcohol or drugs were not initially suspected to be involved and the cause of the crash is still under investigation, according to the Star-News.
The City of Alhambra is considering a master bike plan being developed by Alta Planning and Design. Alta is currently drafting the plan based on public input collected in August through a resident outreach program, Administrative Analyst Chris Paulson said. The draft will be completed by the end of October and presented to Alhambra's Transportation Commission on November 14 at 7:00pm at the City Hall Conference Room, 2nd Floor.