Adam Nickelson ID’d as Bicyclist Killed in Huntington Beach Crash on Beach Boulevard near Indianapolis Avenue
Huntington Beach, California (January 29, 2020) – The bicyclist who died after being hit by a vehicle Sunday night in Huntington Beach has been identified as Adam Nickelson, 30, of St. Paul, Minnesota.
The fatal crash happened at around 11:55 p.m. Sunday, January 19 on Beach Boulevard near Indianapolis Avenue.
Authorities said Nickelson was riding his bicycle on Beach Boulevard when for an undetermined reason, he was struck by a 2016 Honda Civic driven by a 64-year-old Huntington Beach resident.
Emergency crews responded to the scene and found Nickelson lying unresponsive in the street and suffering from extensive injuries. He was immediately taken to UCI Medical Center, where he succumbed to his injuries on Thursday, January 23.
An investigation into the accident is underway. Anyone with information about the crash is asked to contact Huntington Beach Police Department at 714-536-5666.
“Far too many bicycle accidents are caused by the carelessness or recklessness of other motorists. Sadly, when this occurs, motorcyclists are the ones who tend to suffer the vast majority of injuries”, according to Arin Khodaverdian, Managing Partner and CEO Alpine Law Group. Under California’s rule of comparative negligence, a victim may be able to collect compensation for injuries and other damages even if you were partly at fault for the accident.