Brief article in the Mercury-News: http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_14311042
Los Gatos: Bicyclist dies after Chevy Blazer rollover crash
By Mark Gomez
Posted: 02/01/2010 11:56:39 AM PST
Updated: 02/01/2010 12:26:59 PM PST
A male bicyclist in his 20s was killed this morning after being struck by a Chevy Blazer on Lark Avenue in Los Gatos, according to police.
The collision, which occurred near Garden Hill Drive, was first reported to police about 8:50 a.m., according to Sgt. Kerry Harris. Upon their arrival, officers found a witness to the collision performing CPR on the bicyclist and assisted in those efforts, Harris said. Fire paramedics who who arrived later declared the bicyclist dead at the scene, Harris said.
The driver of the Chevy, which rolled over during the collision, was taken to Valley Medical Center with unknown injuries, Harris said.
Based on their preliminary investigation, police say both the bicyclist and motorist were traveling eastbound on Lark Avenue at the time of the collision. Police are at the hospital this morning and waiting for the chance to interview the driver, Harris said.
Los Gatos police are expected to remain at the scene of the collision into the afternoon. The CHP has closed a stretch of eastbound Lark Avenue, as well as the Lark off-ramps from northbound and southbound Highway 17.