Source: The bicyclist was pronounced dead this evening. The Pierce County Medical Examiner’s Office has not yet identified the man. A 60-year-old Tacoma bicyclist who crashed into a van Thursday has died, police said. The accident happened at 2:50 p.m. in the 6400 block of N. 26th Street near N. Vassault Street. The driver of the van told officers the male bicyclist swerved left so he tried to steer out of the way but the bicyclist struck the side of the vehicle. He was not wearing a helmet and suffered severe head injuries.
Crash time: between noon and 2:59 p.m.
Closest Intersection: N Vassault
Land use: Suburban
Road type: Urban Arterial
Where on the road the collision happened: Road
Collision type: Sideswipe
Vehicle type: Light Trucks (SUVs, pickups)
If truck: Unknown
At crash time driver was: Don't Know
SourcesSource: News Report
Link if Website: http://blog.thenewstribune.com/crime/2012/08/10/bicyclist-60-remains-in-critical-condition-after-crashing-into-van/
Legal StatusLegal status: No charges filed
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