Authorities Wednesday identified a 38-year-old man who was fatally injured when hit by a car while riding a bicycle in Long Beach.
Michael McIntyre, who was homeless, was struck about 1:30 p.m. on Sept. 10 at Orange Avenue and 52nd Street and died three days later at a hospital, according to the coroner’s office and the Long Beach Police Department.
According to police, a 21-year-old Long Beach woman driving a 2018 Chevrolet Cruze “was traveling southbound on Orange Avenue approaching 52nd Street on a green light,” and the bicyclist “was traveling southbound on Orange Avenue in the northbound lanes against traffic, approaching 52nd Street. Upon entering the intersection, the bicyclist made a westbound right turn on 52nd Street, against a red light. The bicyclist was struck by the Chevrolet Cruze entering the intersection on a green light.”
The driver, whose name was withheld, remained at the scene and cooperated with the investigation. She was not arrested.
Anyone who may have witnessed the collision was urged to call Detective Sirilo Garcia at (562) 570-7355. Anonymous tips can be submitted through Crime Stoppers by calling (800) 222-TIPS or at lacrimestoppers.org.