Bicyclist Killed In Rialto Car Accident On Riverside Avenue By North Riverside Avenue
RIALTO, CALIFORNIA (August 1, 2019) – One person was killed in a bicycle accident by the intersection of Riverside Avenue and North Riverside Avenue.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place around 6:52 p.m. The bicyclist was hit by a Toyota Solara.
The driver of the Toyota was arrested on suspicion of felony DUI. Paramedics arrived at the scene but they were unable to save the victim.
He was later pronounced dead due to his injuries.
Liability In Bicycle Accidents
Any driver that operates their vehicle under the influence and causes an accident may face civil and criminal liability. According to California Vehicle Code 23152, “(a) It is unlawful for a person who is under the influence of any alcoholic beverage to drive a vehicle. (b) It is unlawful for a person who has 0.08 percent or more, by weight, of alcohol in his or her blood to drive a vehicle.” The family of any person that died in an accident with a drunk driver may be able to seek justice through California Code of Civil Procedure 377.60.
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