Taylor McCready Slab City: Woman Identified as Taylor Bing McCready Seriously Injured In Car Accident After A Pickup Truck Hit The Car She Was In That Was Being Towed By Bicycle
SLAB CITY, CALIFORNIA (January 7, 2018) – A man from Florida was killed and a 23-year-old woman identified as Taylor Bing McCready was critically injured after they were hit by a pickup truck.
The man from Florida was riding a bicycle and pulling Taylor Bing McCready and a dog in a car. A pickup truck driver traveling around 50 mph hit the pain around 7:52 p.m.
Taylor Bing McCready had to be taken to the Desert Regional Medical Center where she was treated for a partial amputation of her leg, a fractured arm and cuts to her face.
There is an ongoing investigation into what may have caused the accident.
Liability In Bicycle Accidents
Drivers in California have a common law responsibility to operate their vehicles in a reasonably safe manner. A number of bicycle accidents take place when drivers simply aren’t paying attention or they are under the influence. It has been estimated that nearly 50% of accidents involved drivers that were intoxicated – either with alcohol or prescription drugs.
Victims of bicycle accidents have the ability to file a bodily injury claim for damages. These damages may include lost wages, pain and suffering and medical bills. A bicycle accident attorney can investigate your claim free of charge and let you know what your rights are. There are very strict statute of limitations associated with being able to file a claim, so it’s important to act quickly.
Getting Help After A Bicycle Accident
We at West Coast Trial Lawyers extend our thoughts and prayers to Taylor Bing McCready as she continues to recover. Our condolences go out to the family of the man that tragically died. There needs to be a thorough investigation into what happened. We encourage anyone that may have seen what happened to come forward and speak with police in Slab City.
If you or someone that you love has been involved in a bicycle accident you may have legal recourse. Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to help in any way possible. We focus exclusively on personal injury law and will fight vigorously on your behalf. Whether you just have questions about your rights or need help investigating an accident we are here for you. You can reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285.