Injuries Sustained in Everson Bicycle Crash on Lindsay Road and Van Buren Road
EVERSON, WA (March 31, 2021) – Monday morning, a person suffered injuries in a bicycle accident on Lindsay Road and Van Buren Road.
The authorities received a report of a crash at around 7:30 a.m. Thus, first responders came to the intersection of Lindsay Road and Van Buren Road.
Whatcom County Fire District 1 Division Chief Darren Branum revealed that responders transported 1 patient to PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham. The patient suffered non-life-threatening injuries under advanced life support protocol (ALS).
Washington State Patrol Trooper Rocky Oliphant stated that the bicycle crashed with a 2010 Lexus sedan. Meanwhile, the driver said that he didn’t see the rider due to the sun in his eyes at the time of the crash.
Meanwhile, investigators determined that the bicyclist was legally riding on the road during the crash.
Moreover, authorities issued an infraction against the Lexus driver for 2nd-degree negligent driving, Oliphant said.
What’s Next after Bicycle Crash in Everson
According to NHTSA, pedestrian and bicyclist accidents continue to rise in the United States. More pedestrians and cyclists died in 2018 than in any year since 1990.
To avoid any involvement in such accidents, be a proactive driver, rather than a reactive one. Driving defensively prepares you for emergencies.
It is also crucial that everyone remain calm to properly handle the immediate aftermath of an automobile collision. Moreover, the most valuable step you can take in response to a vehicle crash is hiring a personal injury attorney.
“A common misconception is that personal injury lawyers don’t care. That is simply not true. Injury lawyers care about and want justice for their clients. We are motivated by the desire to make our clients whole again,” says Steve Baric of Sweet Lawyers, a practicing attorney.
If you or a family member suffered similarly in a bicycle accident, contact the personal injury lawyers at Sweet Lawyers. With us, you can be assured your case will be taken care of. Our 40 years of experience in the legal field is proof that we know what it takes to win your case. Moreover, our attorneys and experienced professional legal team deal with cases including bicycle accidents. Above all, we believe you deserve the best legal representation and proper compensation for your pain and suffering. Call our offices at (800) 674 7852 for a free consultation.