San Francisco, CA – Bicyclist Injured after Traffic Accident on 6th and Market Streets
San Francisco, CA (August 17, 2018) – A local news source reported that a bicyclist sustained injuries as the result of a traffic accident that took place along 6th and Market Streets. The incident transpired at approximately 2:09 PM in the afternoon on Thursday, August 16, 2018. At this time, no detailed information concerning the identities of the injured bicyclist and the motorist involved in the crash has been revealed.
Based on the initial report, an unidentified person had been riding a bicycle in the San Francisco area and, for indeterminate reasons, was clipped by an oncoming vehicle at 6th and Market. Sometime later, paramedics were dispatched to the crash site and rendered aid to the bicyclist, who sustained non-life threatening injuries during the impact. Personnel confirmed the victim was conscious and speaking to law enforcement officials as emergency crews arrived.
Later, the rider was sent to a nearby hospital to receive more in-depth treatment.
Meanwhile, officers did not specify if the driver remained at the scene of the accident.
As of now, investigators are looking into a possible cause 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 most loving thoughts to the bicyclist and wish the patient a swift and efficient recovery during this difficult time.
Bicycle Accident in San Francisco
As indicated by the reports, the circumstances surrounding the collision on 6th and Market Streets remain unknown. As part of the ongoing investigation, forensic teams will inspect the bike and the vehicle and examine photos of the crash site to determine if the rider or the driver experienced mechanical issues or system failure. Likewise, officials will consider if drugs, alcohol, negligence, recklessness, or distracted driving played any role in the events leading up to the crash.
In the event of an accident of this nature, the non-guilty injured victim may have the right to file a personal injury lawsuit against the guilty party and, ultimately, receive compensation for inconveniences including painful injuries and medical bills.
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.
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.