68-Year-Old Bicyclist Got Tragically Struck and Killed by Vehicle in California

Published 08/08/2023, 9:00 AM EDT

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Cycling is one of the most sought-after pleasure activities around the world. Besides being a fun activity, it provides a lot of health benefits for us. However, generally a risk-free sport, cycling can also take lives if we don’t take adequate safety measures. Today, with a heavy heart, we reflect on one similar tragic cycling incident in San Bernardino, where a peaceful bicycle ride turned into an unexpected farewell.

An unfateful collision leads to an untimely demise

Imagine a warm California evening, the sun gently sinking below the horizon, casting its golden glow on the quiet streets of San Bernardino. Sergio Chi Medina, a spirited 68-year-old Highland resident, embarked on a routine bicycle ride on one such evening on July 28th. But little did he know that this leisurely pedal would become his last.


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As the clock neared 8:25 p.m., a sudden tragedy struck in the 25000 block of East Base Line Street. A vehicle collided with Medina’s cycle, causing a horrific crash for Median. As the pedestrians arrived on the scene, they found Medina lying on the road, heavily bleeding, with little sign of life left in him.


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Amid the chaos, the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department arrived at the scene and took him to the hospital. But later, they confirmed that Medina had succumbed to his injuries following the horrific accident.

As the news of Medina’s passing spread, our hearts go out to his family and friends. The pain of this loss is immeasurable, a reminder of the preciousness of life and the fragility that accompanies it.

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Nevertheless, post-Medina’s tragic demise, several questions have popped up, and an official investigation is taking place.

Piecing together the puzzle: An ongoing investigation

In the aftermath of this heart-wrenching cycling incident, there are still unanswered questions in front of us. News reports, as per Car Accident Lawyer Daniel Kim, state that the investigation is ongoing and San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department has pledged to unveil the truth behind this tragedy.


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The Law Offices of Daniel Kim also extended their unwavering support to individuals grappling with the aftermath of such incidents. If you’ve lost a loved one in a bicycle accident, their team of compassionate litigators is here to walk you through the legal journey, seeking justice and the compensation you rightfully deserve.

Grief can be an overwhelming tide, which can engulf us entirely. While you navigate the emotional whirlpool, their legal experts will handle the intricacies of the legal process, ensuring your rights are upheld.

Now we must pause to remember Sergio Chi Medina. A simple bicycle ride turned into a poignant tale of farewell, leaving his family and friends in despair. But with the right support, we hope Medina’s kin get through this loss.


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Before we wind up, we must ask you. Do you love cycling? It would be great if you all could share the safety measures you take while riding a bicycle.


Written by:

Kumar Rohan


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Kumar Rohan is a writer at EssentiallySports who covers Sports Viral Moments. He is a sports journalist with a knack for writing. His sports expertise comes in handy when he breaks down events skilfully, in his own style.
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Akash Pandhare