BAKERSFIELD (July 23, 2017) – A bicyclist was critically injured after a traffic collision in the area of Columbus and Berkeley streets Friday morning, according to 23 ABC News.
The accident was reported at around 9 p.m.
As per the article, officers responded to the scene and found an adult man with injuries described as major. The victim was believed to be a bicycle rider who was struck by a car near or at the intersection.
The bicyclist was taken to a local hospital where he was listed in critical condition. His name was not immediately disclosed.
Meanwhile, the report did not include if the driver involved was hurt or stopped following the crash. Authorities are still gathering more information and evidence to determine liability.
Our thoughts and prayers remain with the man who has suffered severe injuries in this incident. We wish the victim a swift and full recovery.
Bicycle accidents which also involve automobiles, more often than not, result in serious injuries. Both the cyclists and the drivers are then obligated to adhere to the safety precautions and rules on the road to avoid any type of traffic incident.
In this particular circumstance, there are factors that need to be examined thoroughly to determine the cause of the collision. Was the driver under the influence of alcohol or drugs at the time? Did excessive speed or distracted driving play a role? Was there any recklessness or negligence on either of the two parties?
We at Johnson Attorneys Group have years of experience representing clients involved in auto, motorcycle, bicycle, pedestrian, construction site accident and wrongful death cases. We understand the stress and trauma that the victims go through after a serious injury and we are here for them every step of the way. We will assist you in proceeding on with your personal injury claim and help you obtain the maximum compensation for all your hospital bills, future medical needs, lost wages, property damage and other losses. If you, or your loved one, have been involved in an auto accident and you believe another person is at fault, contact our experienced Kern County personal injury lawyer today at 800-235-6801 for a free case consultation.
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