Alexander Lipsky, 56, Victim in Modesto Bicycle Accident
DATE OF COLLISION: Thursday, July 19th
July 20, 2018- According to the Modesto Bee, a deadly bicycle accident was reported last night on 7th Street near Pecos Avenue involving a Toyota Sienna.
At roughly 10:10 p.m., California Highway Patrol officials responded to the scene where a 56-year-old man identified as Alexander Lipsky, 56, of Modesto, struck by a minivan causing him to be thrown from his bicycle.
An emergency medical airship landed at the scene which transported Lipsky to Memorial Medical Center, where he was tragically pronounced dead.
Meanwhile, the driver of the Toyota Siena, Esther Orozco Toledo, 49, of Modesto, remained at the scene and was cooperative with CHP officials. She was uninjured.
No further details have been provided thus far as the investigation is ongoing.
We offer our warmest of thoughts, our prayers, and condolences to the family members of the victim as they search for peace and comfort.
Modesto Wrongful Death Attorney
Based on the information provided in this report, there are still many questions that remain unanswered. Authorities will thoroughly look into how fast the driver was going, whether or not alcohol or drugs were involved, whether or not there were any mechanical issues with the vehicle. The investigation will also consist of looking at measurements of evidence left by the driver and the bicycle such as point of impact, final resting positions of each vehicle, skid marks, and gouge marks.
In such cases where negligence or wrongdoing may have been a factor, the family members of Alexander Lipsky will be subject to a wrongful death lawsuit against the driver of the truck pending the findings of the investigation. Wrongful death victims are entitled to compensation for damages including medical expenses, funeral costs, lost future income, pain and suffering, and loss of love and companionship.
If your loved one has been the victim of an injury auto accident, contact our experienced Modesto wrongful death lawyer today at 855-703-4186 and allow us to provide you with the advice and guidance needed.
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