Bicyclist Seriously Injured In Cathedral City Car Accident On East Palm Canyon Drive By Allen Drive
CATHEDRAL CITY, CALIFORNIA (October 30, 2019) – A bicyclist was seriously injured in a car accident by the intersection of East Palm Canyon Drive and Allen Drive.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place around 7:40 a.m. For reasons that remain under investigation the bicyclist was struck by a Jeep SUV heading east.
The bicyclist was critically injured and taken to the Desert Regional Medical Center. The driver of the SUV remained at the scene and cooperated with police.
Liability In Bicycle Accidents
Drivers are supposed to take measures to avoid hitting pedestrians and bicyclists. 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.” Victims of bicycle accidents often suffer from very serious and debilitating injuries. Any person that is injured in a bicycle accident may have legal recourse through a bodily injury claim.
Getting Help After A Car Accident
Have you or someone that you care about been injured in a car accident? You may have legal recourse. Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to answer any questions that you may have. We are committed to making sure that accident victims are aware of their rights and that those rights are being protected. Whether you just have questions about the law or need help with medical bills we are here for you. You can reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285.