Bicyclist Hurt in Car Accident at Imperial Highway On-ramp
LENNOX, Calif. (August 3, 2018) — A bicyclist was injured in a car accident at the Imperial Highway on ramp to the Interstate 405 Freeway, a California Highway Patrol report said.
The crash took place about 7:13 a.m. this morning, just east of Inglewood Avenue. The bicyclist was struck by a gray Volkswagon GTI that was rear-ended by a white BMW and pushed forward into the bike. The rider was complaining of pain after and was on the ground.
The Los Angeles County Fire Department responded to the scene to treat and possibly transport the injured cyclist to a hospital. The extent of injuries was not disclosed in the report.
Police closed down the Imperial Highway on ramp while they investigated the incident.
Traffic Accident Investigation
At this time, we do not know who had the right-of-way in the roadway. There are certainly many unanswered questions about what led to the crash and who is liable.
We offer our prayers to the injured bicycle rider as he or she recovers.
If a negligent driver or another entity is at fault for a collision resulting in injuries to you or a loved one, there may be grounds for a personal injury or wrongful death claim. While this is always a personal decision, for many the financial losses associated with a traffic accident are significant.
If you, or your loved one, have been hurt in a California traffic accident, we urge you to contact Johnson Attorneys Group today and speak with one of our experienced personal injury lawyers to help you. We will bring our expertise to your case and guide you every step of the way. Give our office a call at 855-703-4186 for a free consultation.
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