Truck vs. Bicyclist Collision Friday in June Lake
59 year old Bicyclist Sally Timp of Anchorage Alaska sustains major injures
A vehicle vs Bicyclist accident Friday morning in June Lake resulted in a Alaska woman being flow to Reno with major injuries. The California Highway Patrol Accident report indicates that 68-year old James Bortolotti of Temple City California was behind the wheel of a 2000 Chevy Silverado that struck Timp.
The CHP Bridgeport area accident report:
On Friday, September 18, 2015, at approximately 10:17 A.M., California Highway Patrol (CHP) Bishop Communication Center (BICC) received a report of an injury collision involving a black Chevrolet truck and a bicyclist on SR-158, at the ski lift.
The preliminary investigation by CHP indicates Party #1 (James Bortolotti) was traveling southbound on SR-158, south of the north junction with Northshore Drive. Party #2 (Sally Timp) was riding a bicycle traveling southbound near the right edge of the roadway of SR-158. As Party #1 approached Party #2, he failed to notice Party #2. Due to his unsafe speed for the lighting and traffic conditions, Party #1 was unable to safely pass Party #2. As a result, Party #1 struck the rear of the bicycle and Party #2. Party #2 was ejected from the bicycle and sustained major injuries. Party #2 was transported by ambulance to Mammoth Hospital, then airlifted to Renown Medical Center in Reno, Nevada.