Bicyclist Badly Injured in Collision
SANTA BARBARA (July 12, 2018)- According to KEYT News, a major injury bicycle accident was reported Thursday morning at the intersection of Victoria Avenue and De La Vina Street.
The collision allegedly took place around 9:00 a.m. triggering the response of the Santa Barbara Police Department.
Following the crash, the unidentified bicyclist suffered major injuries which included several broken bones before being rushed to a medical center for immediate treatment.
Details in regards to the driver involved and the cause of the incident remain unclear as Santa Barbara police officials put together a police report.
No additional information has been provided as the investigation is ongoing.
The staff members of Johnson Attorneys Group thoughts and prayers are with the victim at this time.
Santa Barbara Personal Injury 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 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 Santa Barbara 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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