Carmichael Bicycle Accident Kills Sacramento Man
Carmichael, CA (May 28, 2021) – On Thursday, a 19-year-old bicyclist from Sacramento died in Manzanita Avenue crash.
The fatal accident happened at around 8 p.m. at the Moldrow Drive intersection.
Officers said the victim crashed his bicycle off the side of the road and into a tree. Witnesses said he was holding onto the back of a pickup truck and then let go, sending him off at around 40 mph.
Unfortunately, he died at the accident scene.
The authorities said it’s unclear what happened to the pickup truck that was involved in the accident.
Meanwhile, investigators do not suspect drugs or alcohol were factors in the fatal crash.
We at Sweet Lawyers extend our sympathies to the loved ones of the deceased. May you find comfort during this tough time.
How To Deal With a Fatal Bicycle Crash
It is clear now more than ever that one person’s negligence can have devastating effects on other individuals. This is quite common in accidents that result in fatality.
Thus, it is truly necessary that the bereaved is made aware that they may file a wrongful death suit.
Depending on the crash, settlements can be anywhere from several hundred thousand dollars to tens of millions of dollars.
Moreover, according to NHTSA, pedestrian and bicyclist fatalities continue to rise in the United States. Unfortunately, more pedestrians and cyclists were killed in 2018 than in any year since 1990.
Call Sweet Lawyers now at (800) 674 7852. Indeed, having legal representation can help you attain compensation on medical bills, loss of earnings, future medicals, pain and suffering, loss of consortium, and more.
Hire our lawyers. They will work on your behalf to hold the responsible party accountable for their failure to follow traffic laws, resulting in the untimely death of your loved one.
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