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June Lake Accident sends one to the hospital

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.

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