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UPDATE: Joschka Homann Injured In Car Accident After Being Hit By Truck While Riding Bicycle On Highway 1 In The Sea Ranch


Oct 31, 2018

Joschka Homann Accident: German Bicyclist Seriously Injured After Being Hit By Truck In The Sea Ranch On Highway 1

 THE SEA RANCH, CALIFORNIA (October 31, 2018) A german bicyclist identified as Joschka Homann after was seriously injured in a car accident after he was hit by a truck on Highway 1.

The truck driver briefly paused after hitting the cyclist, but later fled the scene. California Highway Patrol are saying the bicycle accident that injured Joschka Homann took place around 11:50 a.m. on October 15.

The victim was hit by the side mirror of the truck by Leeward Spur. Authorities believe that the truck was pulling a white trailer and that the bicyclist did not remember the crash.

Police are urging anyone with information about the accident or the driver to call 707‑588‑1400

Liability In Car Accidents Involving Hit-And-Run Drivers

Drivers have a responsibility to operate their cars in a reasonably safe manner and to give cyclists adequate room. Cyclists are often hit by drivers that are inattentive or otherwise speeding. If a driver is negligent in the United States and causes an accident, a victim will typically be able to file a bodily injury claim in order to recover compensation for lost wages, medical bills and pain and suffering. Moreover, if a truck driver was working at the time of an accident the company that they work for may face vicarious liability. It’s important to seek the legal advice of an experienced car accident attorney after a collision. In California, personal injury attorneys work entirely off a contingency basis, meaning that you don’t owe them anything unless they recover for you.

Getting Help From A Car Accident Attorney

We at West Coast Trial Lawyers extend our thoughts and prayers to Joschka Homann as he continues to recover. What happened is completely tragic. We encourage anyone that may have knowledge about the car accident to reach out to the California Highway Patrol.

If you or someone that you love have been injured or killed in a car accident you may have legal recourse. Our team of personal injury attorneys can investigate your case and take steps to make sure that your rights are being protected. We will do everything in our power to make sure that you are well taken care of. Whether you just have questions about your rights, need help finding a hit-and-run driver or are looking to get a police report we are here for you. You’re always welcome to reach us anytime at (888) 888-9285.

 Sources:

  1. Press Democrat. CHP: German bicyclist survives hit‑and-run crash, but driver remains at large. October 30, 2018

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