Lodi, CA – Bicyclist Injured after Collision with Car in the Area of North Garfield and Locust Streets
Lodi, CA (August 9, 2018) – The Lodi Police Department confirmed that a bicyclist sustained injuries as the result of a collision with a car that occurred in the vicinity of North Garfield and Locust Streets. The accident transpired at approximately 3:00 PM in the afternoon on Wednesday, August 8, 2018. At this time, no detailed information concerning the identities of the people involved in the crash has been revealed.
According to initial police reports, an unidentified person was riding a bicycle down North Garfield Street at the same time a car was traveling eastbound down Locust Street. At some point, for indeterminate reasons, the bicycle was clipped by the oncoming vehicle. Sometime later, officers arrived at the crash site and confirmed the rider had felt pain after the impact. Later, personnel transported the victim to a nearby hospital for treatment.
Authorities did not specify if any arrests were made and did not specify if the driver had suffered injuries during the impact.
Presently, the investigation is ongoing. As more evidence continues to surface, more information will be released to public sources.
We extend our most heartfelt prayers and our most loving thoughts to the bicyclist and wish the patient strength and peace of mind during this difficult time.
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Given the circumstances, authorities are still looking into why the car struck the bicyclist along North Garfield and Locust Streets. As part of the ongoing investigation, officials will consider if drugs, alcohol, negligence, recklessness, or distracted driving contributed to the events leading up to the crash in any way. Simultaneously, forensic teams will inspect the bicycle and the car and examine photos of the crash site to determine if the rider and the driver had experienced mechanical issues or malfunctions of any kind.
Depending on the final results of the crash, the injured bicyclist may wish to file a personal injury lawsuit against the guilty party and, ultimately, receive compensation for multiple inconveniences including painful injuries, medical bills, and vehicle damage.
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) 211-2562 to receive a free consultation with one of our expert attorneys.
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