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Bicyclist Crashes on Ridge Road

A bicycle rider was heading eastbound on Ridge Road, coming down hill on the curve reproaching the Nevada City Highway and Zion intersection yesterday afternoon around 3:45 p.m. when CHP Officer Barnhouse says the cyclist lost control of the bicycle.

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18 year old Aran Astesan   of Nevada City was taken by Cal Star to Sutter Roseville Hospital because of the extent of his injuries. The CHP says this accident is a reminder for bicycle riders to maintain a safe speed for conditions and wear a helmet.

1 Comment

May 14, 2012

Bill Anderson

I was hit last year. Reflective vest, lights front and back as well as a flashing arm band go with me every time I ride! Of course good judgement goes a long way! Thanks for the reminder!

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