Cyclists United for Fallen Cyclists

April 5th, 2016

A man was struck by a car while riding his bicycle to work in Studio City Los Angeles. Cairo Joseph Castaneda was pronounced dead at the scene at 7:50 am after being struck by a privately own trash truck.

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No indications of what happened at the scene was given but that he was struck in the middle of the intersection at Radford Avenue and 12000 Ventura Place.

A crowd of bicyclists came to the intersection to memorialize the bicyclists that have been killed on the city streets. A bicycle painted white and chained to a tree was placed to honor the fallen bicyclists.

31 deaths have occurred so far in Southern California this year and they range from old to very young. Many of them occur while riding their bikes to work.

If you know anything about this bicycle accident please contact the sheriff’s department in Studio City to discuss details of how the crash occurred. Call (818) 754-8300.

We are saddened by the news of Mr. Castaneda’s bicycle accident and we send our love to his family and friends during this time. We wish them well and hope they can feel peace through this terrible tragedy. If you or a loved one has been injured in a road cycling accident or crash contact The Reinecke Law Firm to receive a free case evaluation. Call (800) 275-8326.