One child was seriously hurt after a major bicycle accident in San Ramon on Monday afternoon, September 13.
The crash transpired at approximately 4:00 p.m. in the area of Iron Horse Trail and Montevideo Drive in San Ramon. A car and a bicycle reportedly collided in San Ramon under unclear circumstances. How the accident occurred, and the reason it happened has not been established.
A child sustained serious injuries in the mishap. The child was immediately taken to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The driver that struck the child remained and the scene and was cooperative with authorities.
Drugs and alcohol were not considered as factors in the accident. No arrests have been made at the moment. The bicycle accident is currently under further investigation.
Bicycle Accident Statistics
Cycling has become a popular choice for shorter trips for people. But bicyclists face various dangers on the roadway every day. Bicyclists in America must deal with road hazards every time they ride their bicycles on the road.
The US has a higher bicycle fatality and injury rate on the roads than many other countries. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) estimated that 846 cyclists died in traffic accidents in the United States in 2019.
An estimated 2% of all fatalities in motor vehicle accidents in the United States involve bicyclists (pedal cyclists). The most bicyclist deaths in a single year since 1988 were recorded in 2018, with 871 casualties. A total of 4% of California car crashes involve cyclists. California has the highest rate of cyclist fatalities in the country.
Personal Injury Attorney for Victims of Bicycle Accidents in Contra Costa County
After a serious bicycle accident, the recovery process can be quite arduous. The victims can use an attorney to file a personal injury claim while they wait for the official investigation results. Don’t wait to consult with a lawyer after an accident.
Regardless of the extent of your injuries, you deserve to consult with a skilled personal injury lawyer about your eligibility for a settlement. Your medical bills, pain and suffering, property damage, and so on are probably recoverable. The plaintiffs can seek compensation for their medical bills, lost income, emotional trauma, and pain and suffering through a personal injury claim.
If you or a loved one was in a bicycle accident in California, you should consider talking to one of our experienced accident attorneys from Arash Law. Our firm has a history of handling cases similar to this. Please visit our offices in Los Angeles, Sacramento, San Francisco, Riverside, Orange County, and San Diego for inquiries and questions. For a free consultation, call us at (888) 488-1391.