MARIN COUNTY (KRON) — The Marin County Parks Office has asked the Marin County Sheriff’s Office to investigate an alleged violent confrontation in the Lucas Valley Open Space Preserve.
A female hiker says that she was injured Friday, February 26 while she was walking near the 680 Train on the Luiz Fire Road.
According to reports, the hiker was heading down the trail and a male biker was riding uphill around 3 p.m.
The hiker said that she and the biker had a low-speed contact between the hiker and the bike’s pedal or handlebar.
According to reports, words were exchanged both before and after the contact.
After the accident, the biker is believed to continue going uphill.
The hiker decided to follow the cyclist to take a picture of him.
She said that led to a physical confrontation.
A witness called 911.
When authorities arrived, they found the woman with bruises, cuts and swelling to her head, arm, stomach and leg.
The woman was taken to the hospital to be treated for her injuries.
Authorities looked for the biker, but were unable to find him.