Man Seriously Hurt in Bicycle-Auto Collision on Wilson Road [Bakersfield, CA]

Man Seriously Hurt in Bicycle-Auto Collision on Wilson Road [Bakersfield, CA]

Man Seriously Hurt in Bicycle-Auto Collision on Wilson Road [Bakersfield, CA]
Man Seriously Hurt in Bicycle-Auto Collision on Wilson Road [Bakersfield, CA]

Bicycle Accident near Hughes Lane Left Man Hospitalized

BAKERSFIELD, CA (December 19, 2023) – A man was sent to a hospital Thursday morning following a bicycle-auto collision on Wilson Road. 

Police responded to the incident around 9:25 a.m. in the area of Wilson Road and Hughes Lane.

According to the investigators, a northbound minivan on Hughes Lane failed to stop at a red light for unknown reasons. 

Consequently, the minivan crashed into a pickup truck traveling westbound. The impact of the first collision caused the pickup to hit a man riding a bicycle. 

Responding medical personnel transported the male bicyclist to a hospital for treatment of major injuries. Additionally, the female minivan driver was also hospitalized after complaints of pain. 

At this time, the police are asking anyone with additional information about the bicycle-auto collision to contact the BPD at 661-327-7111. 

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. You can also exaggerate eye contact or hand signals to let other drivers see you.

It is important to have strong legal representation on your side when injured in a bicycle accident Reach out to the bicycle accident attorneys at Sweet James today. With 20 years of experience in the field, we know what it takes to help you win your case. Our team understands what you are going through, and we are here to help you seek justice and compensation. Call us at 1-800-900-0000 for a free and confidential case evaluation. You can reach us 24 hours a day and 7 days a week through email, text, and online chat.

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