Updated: Biker Injured in Lake Avenue Traffic Accident

A car collided with a biker at the intersection of Lake Avenue and Pine Street, according to the California Highway Patrol log.

An ambulance was dispatched to the intersection of Lake Avenue and Pine Street Monday morning following a collision involving a cyclist and a car, according to California Highway Patrol logs.

The accident was reported at 8:26 a.m., according to the log.

Altadena resident and Patch columnist Karin Bugge, who passed the site of the accident shortly after, reports that the cyclist was being loaded into the ambulance around 8:40 a.m.

Please check the site later in the day for updates on this story.

Update: Officers on the scene of the accident described the biker's injuries as "minor," according to Officer Francisco Villalobos of the California Highway Patrol.

Pat September 12, 2011 at 04:40 PM
This is not a surprise. Not only do cars speed up and down North Lake Avenue, but bikers speed down North Lake too. I've seen them blow through the red light at Lake Avenue and Altadena Drive, as well as the stop sign at Altadena Drive and Allen. They don't signal their intention to change lanes or turn right or left. There is a bike group that rides Altadena Drive 3-4 abreast, and they literally spread out or 'drift' in front of a car purposely to impede the car. Cars and bikes need to 'share' the road and follow the law.
True Freedom September 12, 2011 at 06:46 PM
I have a question about the section of Altadena drive you refer to: if there were only a single cyclist riding safely to the right, is the road wide enough for you to stay in the lane and pass with at least three feet between you and the biker?
Geoff A. September 12, 2011 at 11:55 PM
So somebody get's hit, is loaded into an ambulance, and with no other information as to what happened, you feel it is logical to air you anti cycling grievances? About as much sense as me starting a rant about Pat Roberson right now, I would imagine.
adam September 13, 2011 at 07:06 AM
yes i see that few motorcycle riders were too fast speed on the lake ave in altadena while i was at rancho bar


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