66-year-old bicyclist struck, killed by Toyota Prius in Vallejo crash

A bicyclist was killed Saturday morning in Vallejo following a collision with a vehicle.

Officers with the Vallejo Police Department responded at 1:20 a.m. to Fairgrounds Drive north of Gateway Drive on a call about collision involving a vehicle and a bicycle.

Arriving officers located an orange 2012 Toyota Prius that had collided with a bicyclist.

The bicyclist, a 66-year-old Vallejo resident, was transported to a hospital, where he died as a result of the injuries suffered in the collision.

The name of the bicyclist was not immediately available Saturday morning.

Police said the vehicle was traveling north on Fairgrounds Drive, and the bicyclist was traveling west across the northbound lanes of the roadway when the collision occurred.

The bicyclist was wearing dark clothing and was riding a dark blue bicycle that did not have lights and had a single reflector in the rear wheel, according to police.

A preliminary toxicology screen revealed the bicyclist had alcohol and a variety of drugs in his system, police said.

The driver of the vehicle was a 25-year-old man from American Canyon.

Police said the fatality marks the seventh vehicle-related death in 2019 in Vallejo.