Friday, June 23, 2017

Friday Reads

A Sacramento runner was the victim of a hit-and-run, but a major problem is the offender is a bicyclist:

That record ended with a sickening thud in an incident that Finkbeiner said he never saw coming. “I knew the streak would end one day, but not like this,” he said this week while convalescing in an easy chair, looking fruitlessly for an angle of repose that would ease his pain.

So why all the confusion over the California vehicle code?

Because Finkbeiner got creamed by a man riding a bicycle on the American River Parkway. And in the days since, the DA’s office has been unable to determine if the law allows for a felony prosecution of a hit and run in which the vehicle is a bike and the location of the incident is a bike trail.

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