Bicyclist Injured in Accident Friday Morning
CASTRO VALLEY (June 22, 2018)- According to the California Highway Patrol, a bicyclist was injured in a bicycle accident Friday at the intersection of Castro Valley Boulevard and Wilbeam Avenue.
Authorities responded to the crash site at roughly 10:55 a.m. where a vehicle with two women inside had struck a cyclist.
CHP dispatch officials indicated that the two women in the vehicle allegedly became confrontational with the victim in an attempt to prevent them bicyclist from notifying authorities.
It remains unclear whether or not the bicyclist was transported to a hospital for their injuries as police officials remained present at the site as of 11:30 a.m.
No information was provided in regards to the cause of the collision and whether or not the driver was charged.
Bicycle Personal Injury Accident Lawyer
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 injured 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 Castro Valley and Alameda County 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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