Merced, CA – Bicycle Accident Leaves One Injured on G Street
Merced, CA (July 14, 2018) – According to a local and trustworthy news outlet, one man was injured following a traffic accident while he was riding his bicycle near Park Avenue on G Street Thursday afternoon. The injurious crash reportedly occurred at approximately 3:00 p.m. while the 52-year-old bicyclist was riding along G Street.
Reports stated that the man was apparently traveling east across the southbound lane of G Street when he was struck and run over by someone driving a white Toyota Tacoma pickup truck. Emergency responders were quick to arrive on the scene in order to assist the injured cyclist. Paramedics who responded to the call immediately rushed the man to Mercy Medical Center to be treated for traumatic injuries. The victim reportedly suffered a serious head injury in the accident.
The driver of the pickup who struck the victim apparently stopped the vehicle and remained at the scene to cooperate with authorities. Currently, neither the name of the victim nor the precise extent of his injuries has been made available. There is a thorough investigation into the cause of this accident ongoing.
We would like to offer our deepest sympathies to the victim who was hurt in this accident as we hope for his safe and quick recovery.
California Bicycle Accident Injury Attorney
Accidents that involve a motor vehicle versus a bicyclist are typically among some of the most injurious kind. The investigation into this accident will likely remain focused on the rights of bicyclists and the obligations that drivers are under in order to ensure the safety of everyone on the road. Investigators will primarily be determining fault as well by looking into whether or not there was any negligent behavior exhibited by either party prior to the crash. Depending on the outcome of the investigation, there may be grounds for a personal injury lawsuit to follow.
We at Brady Law Group are proud of our passion for holding negligent and criminal drivers liable for the destruction they cause, although we recognize that the choice to file a claim for financial recompense is a personal one that may only be made by the victim. If you have been injured in a bicycle accident with a motor vehicle and wish to seek compensation, please call us at (866) 211-2562 for a free consultation.
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.