On October 26, a cyclist was seriously injured in a hit-and-run accident while taking part in a cancer ride in Poway, according to the San Diego Union-Tribune. The Pedal the Cause ride, which raises funds for cancer research, was in full swing on SR-67 when the accident occurred. The crash happened shortly before 9:45 a.m. The cyclist was hit by a Dodge pickup truck, according to witnesses. “The incident was reported as a hit-and-run because the pickup driver and another motorist, reportedly jockeying to be first where the two lanes merged, kept going,” sheriff’s Sgt. Robert Brunk told the Union-Tribune. The driver of the Dodge and the other car, a Volvo S60, were later stopped in Ramona. The pickup truck driver reportedly denied having any idea that he had struck the cyclist, and both he and the Volvo driver told the authorities they did not even remember seeing the cyclist….
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Poway is a suburb in San Diego County that was an unincorporated district until 1980. Poway offers scenic mountain views of the Twin Peaks in Southern California and is a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts and cyclists. If you are looking to get some fresh air and relax, Poway might be a good choice. The city is home to more than 4,700 acres of open space and 55+ miles of trails in its 25 parks. Poway is accommodating to street cyclists as well as mountain bikers. Trails winding through the mountains and woods of Aubrey Park, the Blue Sky Ecological Reserve, Old Poway Park, Starridge Park and Lake Poway offer cyclists a change of pace from streets and typical bike paths. Espola Road is a scenic route that many cyclists enjoy to ride along, although it can become congested with heavy vehicle traffic. Poway is home to the annual Nick…
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