IRVINE, CA (May 25, 2020) – A female cyclist, 70, was killed when she was struck by a vehicle at the intersection of Portola Parkway and 261 toll road.
The fatal crash happened just before 10 a.m. Orange County Fire Authority responded to the scene shortly thereafter, but the cyclist was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the vehicle that hit the cyclist remained at the scene and is said to be cooperating with authorities. They were driving a gray Mercedes Benz ML350 at the time of the collision.
Drugs and/or alcohol are not suspected as factors in the crash.