Driver charged in collision that killed bike owner

Calgary police have charged a person after a bike owner was killed in a collision earlier within the 12 months, police mentioned Friday.

Simply earlier than 7 p.m. on Might 29, a bike owner was driving east on fiftieth Avenue S.W. via the intersection at Macleod Path.

A Hyundai Elantra turning left from westbound fiftieth Avenue onto southbound Macleod Path struck the bike owner, CPS mentioned in a information launch Friday.

The bike owner, Cory Meza, who was 30, was taken to hospital in life-threatening situation. He died on June 1.

The motorist was not injured and stayed on the scene. Medicine and alcohol weren’t thought-about elements within the collision, police mentioned.

Brice William Coates, 44, of Calgary, has been charged with one rely every of careless driving and making an unsafe left flip beneath the Site visitors Security Act. 

He’s set to seem in court docket on Jan. 21, 2021.

Meza was survived by his spouse, Chelsea Meza. The couple had moved to Calgary in late 2018.

Meza was described by family and friends as a passionate highway bike owner who was well-known among the many metropolis’s biking neighborhood. He labored on the Bike Store South on Macleod Path.

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