Tatyana Schmid, 28, Killed in Bicycle Accident Thursday Near Elverton Drive
OAKLAND HILLS, Alameda County (June 2, 2018) – A 28-year-old bicyclist was killed in a traffic collision Thursday afternoon on Skyline Boulevard, according to the Mercury News.
The fatality was identified as Tatyana Schmid, of Oakland.
Primary reports indicated Schmid was riding eastbound and approaching a bend on Skyline Boulevard when at the same time, a Chevrolet Traverse traveling westbound was also approaching the bend in the road.
For reasons still under investigation, Schmid and the SUV crashed head-on at about 4:30 p.m. on Skyline near Elverton Drive.
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The accident resulted in fatal trauma to Schmid, officials said. It was not immediately clear if she died at the scene or at a hospital.
Meanwhile, no details were released on the condition of the SUV driver involved.
As per the article, the collision remained under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call the authorities at 510-777-8570.
We offer our warmest of thoughts, our prayers, and condolences to the family members of Ms. Tatyana Schmid as they search for peace and comfort.
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A forensic examination of the bicycle and 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.
If your loved one has been involved in a similar situation and you are seeking answers, 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.
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