SANTA ROSA: Bicyclist Injured After Hit by Penske Truck on Santa Rosa Avenue
SANTA ROSA, California (November 18, 2014) – A bicyclist was injured Tuesday afternoon when they were hit by the driver of a yellow Penske truck on Santa Rosa Avenue at Bucks Road, according to a dispatch by the California Highway Patrol.
CHP officers responded to the 2:32 p.m. bicycle accident and reported that the rider had an injury to their face following the crash. Paramedics responded and transported the bicyclist to a nearby hospital for treatment.
Police are heading up an investigation into the accident to determine liability.
People who are injured in car accident should take steps to preserve their legal rights.
Take your own photographs at the scene when possible
Keep evidence and a journal describing what happened
Obtain witness information and telephone numbers
Report an injury accident to police immediately
Contact an experienced personal injury attorney to file a claim
Exchange driver’s license and insurance information.
Typically, people who are represented by an attorney will recover 3.5 times more compensation for their losses and there are no fees unless the attorney wins your case.
If you have legal questions after an accident, contact Johnson Attorneys Group for a free legal consultation at 800-235-6801.