Modesto, California – Bicyclist Dies after Brutal Accident at Briggsmore and College Avenues
Modesto, California (July 5, 2018) – Modesto local news sources reported that a bicyclist died as the result of a brutal accident that took place at the intersection of Briggsmore and College Avenues. The incident occurred at some time in the evening on Wednesday, July 4, 2018. Authorities have not revealed any detailed information concerning the identity of the deceased bicyclist at this time. Officials have identified the motorist as 57-year old Dean Lovelady.
Based on the report, the bicyclist was riding towards Briggsmore and College Avenues when, for an indeterminate reason, the individual was sideswiped by a vehicle operated by Lovelady. Officials confirmed the rider was transported to a nearby hospital and, sadly, succumbed to severe trauma.
After the accident, Lovelady remained at the scene.
As of now, detectives have assumed control over the ongoing investigation. As more evidence begins to surface, more information will be released to public sources.
We extend our deepest condolences and most heartfelt prayers to the family and friends of the deceased bicyclist during this difficult time.
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Authorities are working hard to determine what specifically caused the crash. Forensic teams will examine photographs of the crash site and inspect the bike and automobile for mechanical issues or system failure. Officials will also consider if drunk driving, drug abuse, negligence, distracted driving, or reckless behavior played any part in the events leading up to the crash.
In the case of an accident resulting in a fatality, the family members of the deceased victim will have the legal rights to file a wrongful death lawsuit against the guilty party. By seeking legal assistance, these individuals can receive much-needed compensation for a variety of issues including medical bills, vehicle insurance, painful injuries, or tragic loss.
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.
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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.