[11-16-2021] Shasta County, CA – Bicycle Crash in Redding Leaves 8-Year-Old Girl Injured

An 8-year-old girl was seriously hurt after a traffic collision involving a bicycle in Redding on Tuesday morning, November 16, 2021.

[11-16-2021] Shasta County, CA - Bicycle Crash in Redding Leaves 8-Year-Old Girl InjuredThe accident happened at approximately 7:48 a.m. in the area of Mistletoe Lane near the Mistletoe Elementary School in Redding.

An 8-year-old girl was riding her bicycle against traffic on MIstletoe Lane when she was struck by a vehicle exiting the elementary school’s parking lot.

The young girl sustained minor injuries in the mishap. She was rushed to Mercy Medical Hospital for treatment. No other people were injured in the crash.

Additional information about the accident is unavailable at the moment. The identities of the involved parties have not been disclosed. Local authorities are further investigating the cause of the accident.

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Bicycle Accident Statistics

Bicycles are considered vehicles under California law. Therefore, bicyclists must behave in the same way they would while driving a car. Stopping at red lights and riding in the same direction as traffic are just two examples of the rules they must follow on the road.

When there is no bike lane, they have the right to ride in the street. Unfortunately, the rights of bicyclists are regularly violated by drivers who ride too closely or attempt to pass them when it is unsafe to do so.

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, a total of 840 cyclists were killed in motor vehicle accidents in 2016, accounting for 2 percent of all traffic fatalities.

It’s estimated that 840 cyclists were killed in motor vehicle-related accidents last year, accounting for 2 percent of all traffic deaths. According to new data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 455 cyclists died in California traffic accidents between 2016 and 2018.

Shasta County Bicycle Accident Attorneys for Victims

After an accident, don’t wait to contact an attorney. Whatever the severity of your injuries, an experienced personal injury attorney can help you determine if you are eligible for compensation. Your medical bills will most likely cover the costs of your recovery, as well as any pain you experience or damage to your property.

After a serious bicycle accident, it can be difficult to deal with the physical and emotional scars. A personal injury claim can be filed with the assistance of a lawyer as the investigation continues.

You have the right to demand compensation for your medical expenses, lost wages, emotional trauma, and pain and suffering through a personal injury claim if another driver’s negligence has injured you.

Come to Arash Law if you or a loved one has recently been injured in a bicycle accident in California. Our Shasta County bicycle accident attorneys have represented clients facing similar situations in the past. Inquiries and questions can be made at our offices in Los Angeles, Sacramento; San Francisco; Riverside; Orange County; and San Diego. Call us at (888) 488-1391 for a complimentary consultation.

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