News Release from Chief
Bicyclist vs Automobile Accident
Date: October 4, 2017
On Tuesday, October 3,
2017, at approximately 7:46pm, the Vidor Police Department received a call of a
bicycle vs automobile accident in the 1000 block of S. Main in Vidor Texas. Responding
officers found the bicycle rider in the parking lot of 1010 S. Main. The
patient was in critical condition with CPR being initiated by first responders.
Officers of Vidor PD, Fire fighters from Orange County ESD #1 and Medics from
Acadian Ambulance Service continued to provide life-saving aid. The patient was
pronounced deceased on the scene by Justice of the Peace Derry Dunn.
The incident is under
investigation. The driver of the vehicle is cooperating. It appears the bicycle
did not have any lights or reflectors that were visible from the rear and the
area is poorly lit.
The Victim’s name will be
released later today in order to allow all family members to be notified.