1 Hospitalized after Bakersfield Bicycle Accident on Airport Drive near Washington Avenue
BAKERSFIELD, CA (February 1, 2021) – Sunday afternoon, a bicyclist sustained injuries in a crash on Airport Drive near Washington Avenue.
According to California Highway Patrol, the incident happened at around 3:40 p.m. A vehicle struck a male bicyclist on Airport Drive near Washington Avenue.
However, the extent of injuries sustained by the victim is still unknown.
Meanwhile, Airport Drive remained opened, the CHP said.
No further details are available as of this moment.
The incident is under active investigation.
Always be cautious of bicyclists on the road when driving. Bicyclists are more vulnerable because of their limited protection and lightweight bodies.
By paying attention to your surroundings and driving within the speed limit, dangerous accidents can be prevented.
Bicycle Accidents in California
Each year, around 20-50 million motorists and bicyclists are injured or become disabled due to a crash. However, even if accidents are a common occurrence, many people do not suspect what follows in the event of a crash.
Therefore, it is crucial to know how to proceed in case you find yourself injured after an accident. The most valuable step you can take in response to a bicycle accident is hiring a personal injury attorney.
If you or a family member sustained injuries in a bicycle crash, call the experienced attorneys at Sweet Lawyers. We have over 40 years of experience in the legal field. We know what it takes to win your case. Moreover, our attorneys and the experienced professional legal team dealt with cases such as this one, and know the physical and emotional toll they take. Furthermore, our team will fight to achieve the justice and compensation that you and your family deserve. Thus, call our offices at (800) 674 7852 for a free consultation.