Woman bicyclist dies after being hit by two cars in Paradise on Friday night

Paradise Police responded to an accident that occurred around 7:08 pm on Friday, January 12 to a report of a vehicle versus a bicyclist in the intersection of Elliot Rd. and Almond St.

Upon arrival the first at scene found a woman pinned under a vehicle, whom was pronounced dead at scene. Her identity is being withheld by law enforcement pending notification of next to kin.

According to Paradise Police preliminary investigation report it indicates that the victim was riding her bicycle in the eastbound lane of Elliot and was struck from behind by an eastbound vehicle, identified as 70 year old Donna Mikel.

The impact threw the bicyclist into the westbound lane where she was hit by a westbound motorist, identified as 21-year-old Jessica Raschka.

Paradise Police do not believe that speed or alcohol were a factor in this incident.

Anyone with information regarding this collision is ask to call Paradise Police.


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