Bicyclist Injured In Ramona Hit-And-Run Car Accident On Highway 67
RAMONA, CALIFORNIA (October 15, 2019) – A bicyclist was critically injured in a car accident that took place on Highway 67.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the driver that hit the bicyclist fled the scene. He has since been arrested.
The bicyclist was transported to a local hospital so that she could receive treatment. An investigation into the bicycle accident remains ongoing at this time.
Police are encouraging anyone that may have seen the crash to come forward.
Liability In Bicycle Accidents
Tens of thousands of bicyclists are seriously injured in car accidents every year across the United States. 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.
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