LAS CRUCES, N.M. (KRQE) – The Las Cruces Police Department is investigating a bicycle crash that occurred Wednesday morning, June 28. The 50-year-old bicyclist, David Mancha, was airlifted to an El Paso hospital but died from his injuries.
According to the police, an SUV was traveling south on Solano Drive when a bicyclist failed to stop at the intersection of Lohman Avenue and collided with the driver’s side of the car. The car’s driver stayed on the scene to cooperate with the police.
Witnesses say the bicyclist did not dismount the bike but instead continued through the intersection. According to the investigation, the car had the green light to continue traveling through the intersection on Solano Drive. No charges will be filed against the driver of the vehicle.