Source: Riverside County Sheriffs Deputies have just confirmed that a bicyclist is dead, after he was struck by a car Saturday evening. The crash happened just before 10 p.m. on Fred Waring Drive just south of Cook Street. Deputies say the man on the bicycle was struck from behind and killed by a vehicle heading west. New information relased Sunday revealed the bicyclist to be 52 Gerald Weiss of Palm Desert. The driver of the car, 24 year old Christopher Eugene Stocman of La Quinta, was arrested on DUI and manslaughter charges.
Crash time: between 9 p.m. and 11:59 p.m.
Closest Intersection: Cook St
Land use: Urban
Road type: Urban Arterial
Where on the road the collision happened: Road
Collision type: Rear-end
Vehicle type: Automobile
At crash time driver was: Alcohol/Drugs
SourcesSource: News Report
Link if Website: http://www.kmir6.com/news/toprotator/156883985.html
Legal StatusLegal status: Felony
Against: Against Driver
Civil Suit filed?:
In favor of:
Type of Charge: DUI and manslaughter