Bicyclist Injured In Eureka Car Accident By The Intersection of 7th Street and Myrtle Street
EUREKA, CALIFORNIA (June 27, 2019) – A bicyclist was injured in a car accident by the intersection of 7th Street and Mrytle Street.
California Highway Patrol first reported the crash around 7:30 a.m. that involved a gray Toyota Prius. An ambulance was called to the scene in order to help the injured bicyclist.
They were transported to the hospital as authorities continued to investigate the cause of the crash.
Liability In Bicycle Accidents
Drivers must yield the right of way to bicyclists that are in lawfully marked crosswalks. According to California Vehicle Code 21950, “The driver of a vehicle shall yield the right-of-way to a pedestrian crossing the roadway within any marked crosswalk or within any unmarked crosswalk at an intersection, except as otherwise provided in this chapter.” Any person that is injured in a bicycle accident may have the ability to collect damages through a bodily injury claim.
Getting Help After A Bicycle Accident
Victims of bicycle accidents may be entitled to money for lost wages, medical bills and pain and suffering. Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to answer any questions that you have. We are committed to making sure that our clients medical and financial needs are met. Whether you need help after an accident or just have questions we are here for you. You’re always welcome to reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285.