Blythe – Early Friday evening Alvin Aguirre was struck by a car and killed while he was riding a bicycle.
The accident happened around 6:22 p.m. in the 2200 block of West Hobson Way. While details are scarce, a police report indicates that Aguirre was struck by a sedan. The circumstances surrounding the accident are still under investigation and witnesses should contact the Blythe Police Department at (760) 922-6111.
Aguirre was only 49 years old. Our condolences go out to his family and friends. Vehicles share the road with bikes, pedestrians and motorcycles. Cars who pass a bicyclist should give them at least three feet of space to ensure their safety. Bicyclists should also watch out for cars who may not see them and should follow traffic rules when traveling among cars.