1 Hospitalized after Fresno Bicycle Accident on Blackstone Avenue
FRESNO, CA (July 19, 2020) – Friday afternoon, a person sustained severe injuries in a bicycle crash on Blackstone Avenue.
According to reports, the crash occurred around 5:30 p.m. on Blackstone Avenue near Shields Avenue.
The Fresno Police revealed that a suspected intoxicated driver clipped the bicycle rider. Afterward, the bicyclist lost control and crashed into the vehicle’s windshield. The impact broke the windshield.
Meanwhile, the driver continued driving and as if stopped, the bicyclist fell and hurt his head.
Thus, responders transported the rider to the hospital in critical condition.
Furthermore, the Fresno police confirmed that they discovered drugs in the suspect’s vehicle.
Bicycle Accidents and Personal Injury Cases in California
According to NHTSA, pedestrian and bicyclist fatalities continue to rise in the United States. More pedestrians and cyclists died in 2018 than in any year since 1990.
For drivers to avoid fatalities and serious injuries, it is important to always be on the lookout for pedestrians, bicyclists, and motorcyclists. Meanwhile, if you’re a bicyclist, make sure to suit yourself with the proper biking equipment.
By obeying traffic laws and being cautious of your surroundings, you can prevent unforeseen accidents and keep yourself and others safe on the road.
Moreover, the most valuable step you can take in response to a vehicle crash is hiring a personal injury attorney.
“We strive to secure the future of our clients. Our clients include people who have been severely traumatized, both physically and emotionally, after a crash. Our goal is to protect them from further losses,” explains Mark Sweet of Sweet Lawyers.
Finding the right lawyer to handle your personal injury case can help shift your main focus on healing. If someone you love has recently been involved in a similar auto accident, do not face the aftermath alone. We do more than simply win cases. Our purpose is to maximize your recovery and grant you peace of mind, with your future at the forefront. During your initial call, we’ll discuss your case at length to determine your legal options. At this delicate time, many important legal decisions must be made. Call (800) 674 7852 for a free consultation.