Bicyclist Hit by Vehicle at Sir Francis Drake Boulevard and Wild Iris Drive
LOCATION: Forest Knolls, Marin County
DATE OF COLLISION: Monday, October 8th
October 8, 2018 – A traffic collision involving a bicyclist occurred in the crossing of Sir Francis Drake Boulevard and Wild Iris Drive, according to the California Highway Patrol group.
The accident was logged on Monday at 2:29 p.m.
As per the dispatch, an unidentified person was riding a bicycle in the area when, for reasons still under investigation, they were struck by a passing vehicle.
It was not immediately disclosed if there were injuries in the collision.
At this time, the investigators handling the case continue to work to determine exactly what happened here and why.
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California Highway Patrol will carry out a forensic examination of the bicycle and the other vehicle involved, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will help investigators draw up a firm conclusion for what happened. Authorities will thoroughly look into how fast each driver was going, whether or not alcohol or drugs were involved, whether or not there were any mechanical issues with either vehicle, whether or not one of the drivers ran a red light or simply did not yield to the right of way motorist. The investigation will also consist of looking at measurements of evidence left by the vehicles such as point of impact, final resting positions of each vehicle, skid marks, and gouge marks.
In such cases where negligence or wrongdoing may have been a factor the victim will be granted the right to file a personal injury claim. Personal injury victims have the right to seek compensation for damages including medical expenses and hospital bills, pain and suffering, lost future income due to work absence from injury.
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