One Person Was Seriously Injured In Berkeley Accident By The Intersection of Ninth Street and Cedar Street
BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA (May 5, 2019) – A bicyclist was seriously injured in an accident not far from the intersection of Ninth Street and Cedar Avenue.
Berkeley police are saying that the accident took place around 8:00 a.m. Paramedics rushed to the scene in order to help the downed cyclist.
Police closed down the roads in order to fully investigate what happened.
Liability In Bicycle Accidents
Drivers are supposed to yield the right of way to bicyclists as they would with any other vehicle. According to California Vehicle Code 21200, “A person riding a bicycle or operating a pedicab upon a highway has all the rights and is subject to all the provisions applicable to the driver of a vehicle by this division, including, but not limited to, provisions concerning driving under the influence of alcoholic beverages or drugs, and by Division 10 “
Any person that is injured in a bicycle accident may have the ability to recover damages through a personal injury claim. A bicycle accident attorney can work on your behalf in order to help get you money for lost wages, medical bills and pain and suffering. There are statute of limitations associated with being able to file a claim, so it is important to act quickly.
Getting Help After A Bicycle Accident
If you or someone that you love has been injured in a bicycle accident you may be entitled to financial compensation. Our personal injury attorneys can work to get you the justice that you deserve. We can evaluate all of the facts of your case and let you know what your rights are. Whether you just have questions for an attorney need assistance after an accident we are here for you. You can reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285.