Bicyclist Injured In Newhall Car Accident On Via Pacifica
NEWHALL, CALIFORNIA (November 4, 2019) – A bicyclist was injured in a car accident on Via Pacifica.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place near Wiley Canyon Road. Another driver was backing out of their driveway when they hit the victim.
Paramedics were called to the scene in order to help the bicyclist who was suffering from injuries. An investigation into the bicycle accident remains ongoing at this time.
Liability In Bicycle Accidents
It’s important that drivers remember to share the road with bicyclists and that they look before backing up. 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 may have legal recourse through a bodily injury claim.
Getting Help After A Bicycle Accident
Have you or someone that you care about been injured due to the negligence of another driver? There are a number of laws designed to protect your rights. 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. You’re always welcome to reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285.