South Whittier, CA – Bicyclist Struck by Pickup Truck on Leffingwell and Stamy Roads
South Whittier, CA (August 3, 2018) – A motor vehicle accident reportedly left a bicyclist injured on Leffingwell Road and Stamy Road on Friday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol. The injurious accident that occurred between a vehicle and the bicyclist apparently took place at approximately 7:20 a.m.
The report released by the California Highway Patrol stated that the accident had occurred when a gray GMC pickup truck struck the bicycle rider while they were riding along Leffingwell and Stamy Roads. However, the exact spot where the collision took place has not been detailed. The Los Angeles County Fire Department was immediately called to the scene in order to attend to the injured victim. Whether or not the bicyclist had to be hospitalized was not stated.
There has been no more information made available in regards to the cause of this incident at this time. Neither the name nor the condition of the injured bicycle rider has been provided. Moreover, there was no word concerning the driver of the pickup truck and whether or not they stopped at the scene or suffered any injuries themselves. The events that led to this crash are currently under investigation.
We extend our sincerest compassion and sympathies to the victim of this accident as we hope for their full and safe recovery.
California Bicycle Accident
Investigators are certainly in need of many answers pertaining to how this crash occurred and who may have been at fault. Authorities will certainly evaluate all the forensic evidence at the scene and will likely need to work diligently in order to assess whether or not the victim was abiding by the rules of the road, as well as the driver. In the event that the investigation shows that the driver acted negligently in any way that caused the accident, the victim will be provided with solid grounds for a personal injury claim.
We at Brady Law Group are persistently committed to holding negligent drivers liable for the massive pain they inflict. If you have been injured in a bicycle crash or other accident due to a negligent driver, please call us at (866) 211-2562 for a free consultation with one of our expert attorneys today.
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.