[06-06-2022] Humboldt County, CA – 59-Year-Old Bicyclist Critically Injured After Being Hit By Hit-And-Run Vehicle on Hiller Road

[06-06-2022] Humboldt County, CA - 59-Year-Old Bicyclist Critically Injured After Being Hit By Hit-And-Run Vehicle on Hiller RoadAccording to The California Highway Patrol, a 30-year-old bicyclist was critically injured after being hit by a vehicle in McKinleyville Monday, June 6, 2020.

The crash occurred around 4:15 p.m. northbound on McKinleyville Avenue approaching Hiller Road.

According to the CHP, the 59-year-old bicyclist came to a halt at the intersection as a car approached westbound Hiller Road.

The bicyclist entered the intersection after seeing the car slow down but was hit by the car when it failed to stop at the intersection.

The vehicle is described as a silver, newer, “boxy” van with dark tinted windows, according to the CHP.

The driver, an unidentified woman, got out of her car briefly to inspect the man lying on the ground before driving away.

The bicyclist described the woman as dark-complected, in her mid-30s, with long black hair, and wearing a floral pattern dress.

The Humboldt CHP is asking for the public’s help locating the vehicle involved in the crash and identifying the driver.

If you have any information regarding this crash, please contact the Humboldt Area CHP, Attn: Officer Telloian, at 707-822-5981 or the Humboldt Communication Center 707-268-2000.

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Bicycle Accident Statistics

Many people would rather ride their bikes than short drive distances. A collision with a bicyclist puts motorists at greater risk of injury or death than vice versa.

Last year, 840 cyclists were killed in car accidents, accounting for just over 2% of all road deaths.

Bicyclists are responsible for 2% of all traffic-related deaths in the United States (pedal cyclists). Since then, 2018 has been the deadliest year for bicyclists, with 871 deaths.

Cyclists are responsible for 4% of all car accidents in the state. California has the highest rate of cycling fatalities in the country.

According to new data, bicycle fatalities in California are at an all-time high. Between 2016 and 2018, there were 455 cycling-related deaths in California.

Humboldt County Bicycle Accident Lawyers

Bicyclists who are involved in collisions frequently sustain injuries that require months or even years of rehabilitation. There could also be a loss of income as a result. Bicycle accidents frequently result in brain and body damage.

Anyone who has been injured in a recent California bike accident can contact us at any time. For us, it’s just another day at work.

Contacting a lawyer as soon as possible after a car accident is critical. If you’ve been injured in an accident, a personal injury lawyer can help you get the compensation you deserve. Damage to property, medical expenses, and emotional distress are all likely to be covered.

Our Humboldt County bicycle accident lawyers at Arash Law are ready to help you get the compensation you deserve. Because of our meticulous preparation and handling of each case, we will be able to help you win your claim. Inquire about our legal services by calling (888) 488-1391.

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