Man Injured after a Vehicle-Bicycle Collision
BAKERSFIELD, CA (May 4, 2023) – Thursday night, one victim sustained injuries in a bicycle collision on Airport Drive.
The incident happened on April 20th, just before 9:00 p.m., near Norris Road, involving multiple bicyclists and a vehicle.
According to reports, a white truck was traveling in the southbound lanes near a group of cyclists. There, the truck switched lanes to advance on the lane and went back and collided with the cyclist, leaving him with serious injuries.
First responders arrived to the site of the collision to aid the situation. From there, paramedics transported the cyclist to a local hospital for treatment.
Injuries sustained in a bicycle-auto collision can take a toll on a person’s financial, physical, and emotional well-being. That is why it is important to exercise due care and abide by all traffic laws whether you are a driver or a bicyclist. If you’re driving, always look out for bicycle riders at all times. Also, do not engage in any non-driving activity which creates a potential distraction. If you’re a bicyclist, slow down or stay out of the way when you see a vehicle that’s about to turn on your lane.
If your safety on the road was put under a great threat due to a negligent driver, reach out to Sweet James. With over 20 years of experience in the legal field, we will fight to achieve the justice and compensation that you and your family deserve. Our seasoned professional legal team has dealt with cases including bicycle accidents, personal injury, and wrongful death. Call our offices today at 1-800-900-0000 for a free consultation at a location nearest you. You can also contact us 24/7 by email, online chat, and text message.
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