Bicyclist Seriously Injured In Orland Car Accident By The Intersection Of Canal Road and County Road 9
ORLAND, CALIFORNIA (May 1, 2019) – A bicyclist was seriously injured in a car accident by the intersection of Canal Road County Road 9.
California Highway Patrol officials are saying that the crash took place around 2:18 p.m. The driver hit the bicyclist and then went off of the roadway and down into a creek.
Firefighters and paramedics rushed to the scene of the accident and treated the bicyclist who had major injuries. They were then airlifted to the hospital.
Liability In Bicycle Accidents
Every driver has a legal obligation to obey the rules of the road and take steps to prevent accidents. According to California Vehicle Code 22350, “No person shall drive a vehicle upon a highway at a speed greater than is reasonable or prudent having due regard for weather, visibility, the traffic on, and the surface and width of, the highway, and in no event at a speed which endangers the safety of persons or property.”
A number of pedestrian accidents are caused by speeding or distracted drivers. The victim of pedestrian accident can recover damages through a bodily injury claim. A bicycle accident attorney can evaluate your case free of cost and get to the bottom of what happened. It doesn’t cost anything to hire an attorney and they only get paid if they are able to win or settle your case.
Getting Help After A Bicycle Accident
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