Man, 69, Injured in Los Banos Bicycle Collision
LOCATION: Los Banos
DATE OF COLLISION: Tuesday, June 5th
June 6, 2018– According to the Merced Sun-Star, a 69-year-old man from Los Banos was injured following a bicycle accident yesterday morning at the intersection of K and 6th streets.
Los Banos police officials were notified of the accident at 10:41 a.m. where an alleged Nissan Sentra struck the man as he crossed the intersection.
The victim who has not been identified by name suffered moderate injuries and was transported via ambulance to a local area hospital.
Authorities confirmed the involved driver of the Nissan did indeed remain at the scene and was cooperative with police throughout the questioning process.
At this time, it remains unclear who will be held at fault as the collision is currently under investigation, according to the Merced Sun-Star.
Los Banos Injury Bicycle Accident Attorney
Based on this news report, it appears that there are many unanswered questions in regards to what exactly transpired leading up to the collision. Did excessive speed or distracted driving play a role? Was the driver negligent in any other way? Was the bicyclist riding in a bike lane? Was the bicyclist riding in the middle of the road? We trust officials are looking into these and other factors in order to determine precisely what occurred here to help figure out liability.
In such cases where negligence or wrongdoing may have been a factor, the 69-year-old bicyclist may be entitled to personal injury lawsuit against the driver pending the results of the investigation. If the driver is found responsible, the injured victim may seek compensation for damages including medical expenses and hospital bills and pain and suffering.
If you or a loved one have been involved in a traffic accident and are looking for answers on what steps to take, contact our Merced and Los Banos personal injury bicycle accident lawyers today at 855-703-4186 and let us assist you and your family in a time of need.
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