Crockett, CA – Bicyclist Dies after Fatal Collision along San Pablo Avenue near Dowrelio Drive
Crockett, CA (July 25, 2018) – The California Highway Patrol reported that a fatal bicycle accident and a suspected hit-and-run took place along the 2000 block of San Pablo Avenue near Dowrelio Drive. Authorities responded to the incident at approximately 7:25 PM at night on Tuesday, July 24, 2018. At this time, no detailed information concerning the identities of the people involved in the crash has been revealed.
As per the report from CHP, a bicyclist was riding down San Pablo Avenue and was struck by an oncoming vehicle on San Pablo Avenue. Afterward, first responders rushed to the crash site and pronounced the bicyclist dead at the scene.
Meanwhile, police have only described the suspect vehicle as a blue pickup truck. Given the circumstances, officials have yet to release more details about the alleged hit-and-run culprit.
At present, investigators are looking into possible causes of the crash. As more evidence continues to surface, more information will be released to public sources.
We extend our most heartfelt prayers and our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the bicyclist and wish them strength and peace of mind during this difficult time.
Fatal Bicycle Accidents in Crockett
In the case of this event, officials have not uncovered information about the suspect, and many issues surrounding this accident are still unresolved. Given the circumstances, it is possible that the driver will be held responsible for causing the accident and the death of a bicyclist.
By law, drivers involved in an accident must remain at the crash site. Fleeing the scene is considered a cowardly, criminal offense that will result in severe punishment including felony hit-and-run.
The members of the bicyclist’s family might have the choice to file a wrongful death lawsuit against the convicted party pending the results of the investigation. By seeking legal assistance, the next of kin of a deceased victim can receive compensation for tragic loss of a loved one, funeral expenses, or additional factors.
We at Brady Law Group will work with you to ensure your rights and give you the peace of mind needed to focus on your recovery.
If you’ve been injured as the result of another person’s negligence, please call us at (866) 478-6483 to receive a free consultation with one of our expert attorneys.
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 to all those involved in the accident.