Bicyclist Injured In Sacramento Hit-And-Run Car Accent Near Manlove Road and Cal Center Drive
SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA (October 15, 2019) – A bicyclist was seriously injured in a car accident near the intersection of Manlove Road and Cal Center Drive.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place around 10:05 p.m. A black colored vehicle hit the victim and then fled the scene.
The bicyclist sustained a major spinal injury and had to be taken to the hospital. Police immediately began searching for the driver.
An investigation into the cause of the accident remains ongoing at this time.
Liability In Pedestrian Accidents
Drivers are required to stop at the scene of an accident. 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.” Any person that is injured in a car accident may have legal recourse through a bodily injury claim. Damages can help cover lost wages, medical bills and pain and suffering.
Getting Help After A Car Accident
Have you or someone that you care about been injured in a pedestrian accident? 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. Whether you just have questions about the law or need more information about an accident we are here for you. You can reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285.