Motorist who struck and seriously injured bicyclist ordered to stand trial | San Diego 6 | Local News
So the motorist was passing on the right, the lane ended and the motorist took to the shoulder to try to complete the pass and hit a cyclist that was riding on the shoulder. Don't think this one will end with the drivers in the jury saying... "oh but for the grace of God this could have happened to me..." Nope, this was clearly an episode of aggressive driving gone overboard.A motorist who was allegedly trying to pass two cars on the right side of state Route 67 when he struck and seriously injured a bicyclist participating in a charity ride was ordered Thursday to stand trial on a felony charge of reckless driving causing great bodily injury.
The truck driven by Douglas Lane, 51 cut off two cars as a lane ended, striking bicyclist Ambika Sundarsan on the right shoulder of the road.
No alcohol or drug use was cited during the driving offense.Judge Charles Rogers said the defendant showed a wanton disregard for safety when he decided to pass cars on the right when he shouldn't have been passing.