Bicyclist Hit by Vehicle at Huntington Drive and San Gabriel Boulevard
LOCATION: San Marino
DATE OF ACCIDENT: Tuesday, September 4th
September 6, 2018 – A traffic collision involving a bicyclist occurred in the area of Huntington Drive and San Gabriel Boulevard, according to the California Highway Patrol log.
The accident happened on September 4, Tuesday, at about 2:13 p.m.
Primary reports indicated an individual riding a bicycle was struck by a silver Toyota SUV at the intersection, for reasons still under investigation.
Auto VS Bicycle Accident Tuesday in San Marino
At least one land ambulance was reportedly dispatched to the scene. At this time, the conditions of the parties involved in the accident remained unclear.
The detectives handling the case continue to work to determine exactly what happened here and why.
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A forensic examination of the bicycle and the silver Toyota SUV involved, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will be made to help investigators determine the liability in the accident. Other potential factors will be looked into as well including whether or not a driver was under the influence at the time of the accident, whether or not a motorist was distracted, operating the vehicle recklessly, or traveling over the speed limit prior to impact. Each of these factors plus several others will be assessed allowing police officials to draw up a final conclusion.
Pending results of the investigation, the victim may have the right to a personal injury claim. Victims in similar cases are potentially entitled to seek compensation for damages including hospital bills, future medical expenses, and pain and suffering.
If you, or your loved one, have been involved in a similar accident and you are unsure of what steps to take, we encourage you to contact Johnson Attorneys Group at 855-703-4186. Give us a call and speak with one of our experienced car and bicycle accident lawyers. We will provide you with a free case evaluation and help you take the right steps following a traumatic incident.