Bicyclist Injured In San Diego Car Accident By Loma Riviera Drive In Point Loma Heights
SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA (September 8, 2019) – A 78-year-old woman was seriously injured in a car accident after she was struck by an SUV in Point Loma Heights.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place around 5:33 p.m. For reasons that remain under investigation the rider and the car collided.
Paramedics were called to the scene and transported the victim to the hospital. An investigation into the accident remains ongoing at this time.
Liability In Car Accidents
All drivers have a responsibility to operate their vehicles in a safe manner in order to avoid accidents. According to California Vehicle Code 21950, “The driver of a vehicle shall yield the right-of-way to a pedestrian crossing the roadway within any marked crosswalk or within any unmarked crosswalk at an intersection, except as otherwise provided in this chapter.” Victims injured in bicycle accidents may have legal recourse through a bodily injury claim.
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