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A 73-year-old man has died of injuries sustained when he was struck by a motorized bicycle Tuesday afternoon, Sacramento police said.
The pedestrian was struck while crossing H Street near San Miguel Way in East Sacramento just after 4:45 p.m., the Sacramento Police Department said in a news release Wednesday. The vehicle was traveling westbound on H Street.
The man was transported to the hospital with major injuries and the bicyclist, a 54-year-old man, was taken to a nearby hospital as a precaution. The crash closed H Street for about three hours.
It is not clear if the 73-year-old died Tuesday or Wednesday. The victim will be identified by the coroner’s office pending notification of family.
Any witnesses with information regarding the incident are urged to contact police dispatch at 916-808-5471.