Bellflower, CA – Bicyclist Killed in Fatal Crash on Somerset Boulevard and Woodruff Avenue
Bellflower, CA (August 13, 20180 – According to a local and trustworthy news source, a bicyclist tragically lost their life following a collision with a motor vehicle in the vicinity of Somerset Boulevard and Woodruff Avenue on Monday afternoon. The fatal accident was reported to have taken place at approximately 2:40 p.m. in Bellflower.
The Lakewood Sheriff’s Department reported a 27-year-old man who was riding his bicycle nearby the intersection of Somerset Boulevard and Woodruff Avenue was struck and killed by an unspecified truck for reasons that are currently unknown. The events that led to the accident are currently being investigated.
Emergency medical personnel were called to the scene in order to provide aid to any victims. Upon the arrival of officials, the bicyclist was pronounced dead at the scene as they suffered fatal injuries during the collision. The name of the victim has not been released at this time.
There was no word as to whether or not the driver of the truck remained at the scene to assist authorities. Some lanes of the roadway were forced to be shut down for an undisclosed period of time. Authorities are actively conducting an investigation into the incident.
We offer our most sincere sympathies and deepest condolences to the family members of the deceased victim during this tragic and devastating time.
California Bicycle Accident and Wrongful Death
Investigators will likely be examining all the forensic evidence from the scene, including photographs of the crash. Whether or not the driver or the bicyclist can be determined to be at fault will be the deciding factors of this accident. In the event that the driver is found to be responsible for the collision, then the family members of the victim may be granted grounds for a wrongful death claim.
We at Brady Law Group are massively dedicated to holding negligent drivers accountable for the pain and devastation they inflict. If you have lost a loved one or have been the victim of a motor vehicle accident due to the actions of a careless motorist, please don’t hesitate to call us at (866) 211-2562 for a free consultation with one of our certified attorneys today.
Note: Outside sources were used in the creation of this post including news bulletins and first-hand accounts of the accident and injuries involved. As a result, the details of the accident presented have not been independently verified by our own writing staff. If you have identified any false information in the story, please inform us immediately, and we will adjust the posting to reflect the most accurate content available.
Disclaimer: As a member of the local community, we at Brady Law Group strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who lives in our beloved state. We are extremely saddened by these accidents but hope that, through an awareness of these dangers, those in our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. We wish only the best and quickest recovery for all those involved in the accident.