Bicyclist Injured In Trabuco Canyon Car Accident By Santiago Canyon Road and Trabuco Canyon Road
TRABUCO CANYON, CALIFORNIA (August 15, 2019) – A bicyclist was injured in a car accident by Santiago Canyon by Trabuco Canyon.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place around 7:39 a.m. The bicyclist was traveling down Santiago Canyon Road when they were hit by a Toyota Prius.
Paramedics rushed to the scene in order to help the victim. An investigation into the cause of the accident remain ongoing at this time.
Liability In Pedestrian Accidents
Drivers are supposed to yield the right of way to pedestrians regardless if they are in lawfully marked crosswalks. According to California Vehicle Code 21950, “The driver of a vehicle approaching a pedestrian within any marked or unmarked crosswalk shall exercise all due care and shall reduce the speed of the vehicle or take any other action relating to the operation of the vehicle as necessary to safeguard the safety of the pedestrian.” Any bicyclist that is injured due to the negligence of another driver may have recourse through a bodily injury claim.
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