Juvenile Hurt in Oakley Bicycle Accident on Meadow Brook Circuit
OAKLEY, CA (June 1, 2020) – Last Saturday evening, a 10-year-old girl was unconscious after a bicycle crash on Meadow Brook Circuit.
The East Contra Costa Fire Protection District reported to the scene at 8:30 p.m. The crash took place in the 100 block of Meadow Brook Circuit in Oakley.
A medic responded shortly and requested a medical helicopter after discovering that the juvenile was unconscious.
Moreover, at 8:40 p.m., the Oakley Police reported that the girl remained unconscious.
There were no further details provided.
When behind the wheel, it is important to always be on the lookout for bicyclists. 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.
Bicycle Accidents in the United States
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 like the one on Meadow Brook Circuit, contact the personal injury lawyersat 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. 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.