Ferndale, CA – Bicyclist Injured in Crash with Truck on Matthole Road and Ocean Avenue
Ferndale, CA (August 9, 2018) – A bicyclist was reported to have been involved in a collision with a truck late Thursday afternoon at the intersection of Matthole Road and Ocean Avenue, according to the California Highway Patrol. The accident which occurred on Thursday, August 9th, was reported to have taken place at around 5:24 p.m. at the intersection in Ferndale.
According to officials, the male bicyclist who has not been identified at this time was riding his bicycle when he was struck by a blue truck for reasons that have not been determined. Witnesses reported to authorities that they had seen both parties involved in the crash talking to one another after the incident. Emergency crews are believed to have been called to the scene, although the condition of the bicyclist has not been made available.
The driver of the truck was unharmed in the accident. No further information has been released in regards to the events that led to the collision, and the identities of the parties involved are currently unknown. Authorities are actively pursuing a detailed investigation into the cause of this crash.
Our sympathies are currently with the victim of this incident as we warmly wish for his full recovery from any injuries.
California Bicycle Accident
The investigation here will primarily focus on the actions of the parties involved prior to the accident. Investigators will be looking at whether or not the bicyclist had the right-of-way, or if the driver of the truck had acted negligently behind the wheel in any way. In the event that the evidence points toward the driver as the one who triggered the collision, then the bicyclist will likely be granted the right to file a personal injury claim.
We at Brady Law Group are intensely committed to holding negligent drivers liable for the pain and devastation they cause. If you have been injured in a bicycle accident or other kind of collision because of a negligent driver, please call us at (866) 211-2562 for a free consultation with one of our knowledgeable attorneys today.
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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.