Bicyclist Critically Injured In Crescent City Car Accident On East Washington Boulevard
CRESCENT CITY, CALIFORNIA (August 28, 2019) -A bicyclist was injured in a car accident on East Washing Boulevard.
Crescent City police are saying that the accident took place around 3:40 p.m. For reasons that remain under investigation a car and the bicyclist collided.
The victim was knocked off of their bicycle and injured. Paramedics rushed to the scene in order to help.
An investigation into the cause of the bicycle accident remains ongoing at this time.
Liability In Bicycle Accidents
Drivers are supposed to use a high level of caution in order to avoid hitting cyclists. This is true even if a pedestrian is outside of a legally marked crosswalk. According to California Vehicle Code 21950, “Subdivision (b) does not relieve a driver of a vehicle from the duty of exercising due care for the safety of any pedestrian within any marked crosswalk or within any unmarked crosswalk at an intersection.” Victims of bicycle accident may be able to recover damages through a bodily injury claim.
Getting Help After A Car Accident
If you or someone that you care about has been injured in a bicycle 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 get the medical and financial support that they need to recover. Whether you just have questions about the law or need more information about an accident we are here for you. You can reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285.