Cyclist Hospitalized after Hit by SUV on Cherry Avenue near Skyline Drive
SIGNAL HILL, CA (June 15, 2020) – A bicyclist sustained injuries following a hit-and-run crash on Cherry Avenue, Monday evening.
According to the Signal Hill Police Department, the incident happened at about 11:55 PM. The bicyclist had been riding westbound on Skyline Drive through the intersection at Cherry Avenue. There, a southbound SUV hit him.
Responders found the bicyclist lying face down on the west sidewalk of Cherry Avenue. He was transported to a hospital with serious injuries.
Authorities confirmed that the SUV driver did not stop to render aid. Investigators described the hit-and-run vehicle as a dark-colored Chevrolet Tahoe. Anyone with information about the collision should call the police as soon as possible.
When behind the wheel, be on the lookout for bicyclists. Always mind your speed and practice defensive driving at all times. But if you become involved in a bicycle collision, do not flee the area. Keep calm, assess the situation, and call 911.
If you or a loved one has suffered critical injuries in a bicycle crash, talk to the bicycle accident attorneys at Sweet James today. With over 20 years in the field, we know what it takes to protect your legal rights. Our attorneys will give your case full attention to get you the compensation that you need and deserve. Don’t wait to begin the process of filing your claim. Call our offices today at (800) 975-3435 for a free and confidential case evaluation. Also, you can reach us 24 hours a day and 7 days a week through email, text, and online chat. If you are a family member of any of the victims involved in this accident, we may be able to help you obtain the police report. Click here to request a police report.
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