64-Year-Old Bicyclist Injured In San Diego Hit-And-Run Car Accident In Point Loma Heights By Nimitz Boulevard
SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA (September 7, 2019) – A 64-year-old bicyclist was seriously injured in a car accident in Point Loma Heights along Nimitz Boulevard.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the bicyclist was sideswiped by a white Nissan. The victim sustained a pelvic fracture and had to be transported to the hospital.
San Diego police are asking anyone that may have seen the accident to come forward.
Liability In Bicycle Accidents
All drivers have a legal responsibility to operate their vehicles in a reasonably safe manner and keep an eye out for bicyclists. 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.”
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