A man who was trying to flee from police who were trying to serve a warrant has led to deadly consequences for an innocent bicyclist. The man who fled authorities caused a bike accident on the California street. The bicyclist who lost his life as a result was 62 years old.
Riding a bicycle should be a safe and fun mode of transportation for anyone. Unfortunately, a bicycle accident can occur at any time and can leave California bicyclists with injuries and mounting medical bills through no fault of their own. When a cyclist has been hit by a car on the road, sidewalk or a trail, the bicycle accident victim may be able to seek compensation by pursuing a claim in civil court.
Riding a bike along the road, in a bike lane or park should be a safe adventure or mode of transportation as there are laws and protections in place to keep bicyclists safe. However, despite those laws and protections, those who ride recreationally or as a main mode of transportation or for sport can be the victim of a costly bike accident due to a number of situations or unfortunate events. Bicyclists in California who are injured because of the actions of another may benefit from understanding the causes and potential costs of a bike accident and the aftereffects that can impact a bicyclist long-term.
Two bicyclists were recently killed in two separate car accidents in San Francisco. San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee was outraged at the "illegal, irresponsible, outrageous" behavior of the allegedly involved motorists who led to the two women suffering fatal bike accident injuries. However, bicycle safety advocates were critical of the statement, saying that his words were hollow because they have yet to be fortified by any effective action.
A teenage boy has suffered injuries after an accident. The driver who caused the accident now faces criminal charges in California. The bike accident led to the boy's hospitalization, and he is being treated for numerous injuries.
Bicyclists, both avid enthusiasts and those simply enjoying a leisurely ride, are plentiful on California city and suburban streets, sidewalks and trails. Unfortunately, the popularity of bicycling also leads to a great number of bike accident injuries. Such an accident can occur for any number of reasons, and the possibility of suffering serious injuries -- or worse -- is very real.
A bicyclist has passed away after an incident along a roadway. The police in the California town where the incident occurred are seeking information about what exactly happened and what may have led to the bicycle accident. The accident happened on a recent Wednesday morning on a downhill stretch of a road that has proven to be a contentious spot for drivers and bicyclists in the past.
A ride along the highway has left one woman with serious head injuries. The woman was involved in a bike accident when she was hit by a vehicle. California police at the scene reportedly said the injuries were considered to be life-threatening.
A university research scientist was recently hit as she rode her bike. The bike accident left her with numerous injuries, and she is currently trying to recover from that long list of injuries. The man who hit her now faces criminal charges; he is reportedly an actor who was all set to act in a play at a California playhouse.
A man has been sentenced to serve jail time after a horrific accident on the roadway. The car versus bike accident took the life of one bicyclist and severely injured another. The driver of the vehicle will spend time in jail, pay restitution and also have to complete community service in California.