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Bicyclist Injured In Accident

Angels Camp, CA– A Douglas Flat woman riding a bicycle yesterday on Highway 4 east of Red Hill Road, suffered major injuries after being struck by a car.


According to the CHP, 55-year-old Sydney Prest was bicycling west bound on the north shoulder of Highway 4 at 6:46 pm when she was hit from behind by Vallecito resident Charles Ludlow.  Ludlow, 71, told authorities that he was blinded by the sunlight and drifted off the roadway in his 1989 Jaguar.  Prest was air lifted to Modesto Memorial hospital for her injuries.


Written by tina.falco@mlode.com