Oroville Bicycle Accident Seriously Injured One Person On Highway 162 and Oakvale Avenue
OROVILLE, CALIFORNIA (January 16, 2018) – A bicyclist that was hit by a car on Highway 162 near Oakvale Avenue has been seriously injured, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The crash took place sometime around 8:16 a.m. The victim was apparently traveling southbound when he was hit by the vehicle.
Authorities are saying that the driver remained at the scene after the accident. The unidentified bicyclist was transported to the hospital in order to receive treatment.
Liability In Car Accidents
Drivers have a responsibility to keep an eye out for bicyclists and yield the right of way as appropriate. It has been estimated that nearly 94% of all car accidents are due to human error. A bicyclist that is injured in a car accident will have the ability to file a claim for damages in order to be compensated for their injuries. A car accident attorney can evaluate the specific facts of your case and let you know if you have a claim that can be pursued.
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