1 Hospitalized after Bellevue Bicycle Accident
BELLEVUE, WA (August 16, 2019) – A person sustained serious injuries in a bicycle accident on 8th Street on August 14.
According to Bellevue police, a vehicle struck the bicyclist about 8:00 a.m. on NE 8th Street and 132nd Avenue.
Medical responders arrived at the scene. After that, they transported the bicyclist to Seattle’s Harborview Medical Center with “very serious” injuries.
According to the driver, a blinding sunlight played a factor in the collision. However, an investigation into that claim is ongoing.
Officers also noted that only one lane remained open by each direction on NE 8th Street at 134th Avenue NE.
It is vital to never drive when drunk and to always be alert for pedestrians and bicyclists. This is especially true when you are driving in the city, especially when you are driving through a parking lot, a busy intersection, or residential area. An unforeseen accident can be avoided by following the traffic laws and being cautious of the road ahead. Such actions can also ensure the safety of everyone.
If a loved one died or has been injured in a bicycle accident, contact the personal injury lawyers at Sweet Lawyers. We have over 40 years of experience in the legal field. We know what it takes to win your case. Our attorneys and experienced professional legal team dealt with cases including car accidents, personal injury, wrongful death, and disability. Our team will fight to achieve the justice and compensation that you and your family deserve. Call our offices at (800) 674 7852 for a free consultation.