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August 6, 2013 > Automobile/Bicyclist Traffic Collision

Automobile/Bicyclist Traffic Collision

Submitted By Sgt. Raj Maharaj, Milpitas PD

On August 2, 2013, at approximately 11:20 a.m., the Milpitas Police Department and the Milpitas Fire Department responded to a traffic collision involving a vehicle and a bicyclist on South Park Victoria Drive and Platt Avenue. The bicyclist, a 15 year-old male, Milpitas resident, was transported by paramedics to a local hospital for non-life threatening injuries. Miguel Jose Mora, the driver of the silver 2013 Ford Taurus SEL, remained at the scene.

The investigation revealed Miguel Jose Mora drove his Ford Taurus up onto the sidewalk and then struck the bicyclist who was travelling in the "bike lane." Miguel Jose Mora was operating his vehicle impaired and was arrested for driving under the influence of prescription medication.

The Milpitas Police Department is requesting the public's assistance in this investigation. If you witnessed the collision or have any information regarding the collision, please contact us at (408) 586-2400. Information can also be provided anonymously by calling (408) 586-2500 or via the Milpitas Police Department website at: http://www.ci.milpitas.ca.gov/government/police/crime_tip.asp

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