1 Hurt in San Diego Bicycle Accident on N Mountain View Drive
SAN DIEGO, CA (March 28, 2022) – Sunday afternoon, a 61-year-old bicyclist suffered injuries in a DUI crash on N Mountain View Drive.
The crash happened at about 4:43 p.m. in the 3400 block of N Mountain View Drive. According to reports, a 28-year-old male driver hit the north curb line of the roadway. Then, he struck a utility pole and headed west.
Eventually, the driver struck the bicyclist from behind and the impact ejected the rider from the bike.
As a result, the 61-year-old rider suffered serious but non-life-threatening injuries. Responders took them to an area hospital.
Meanwhile, responders also took the driver to the hospital for complaints of pain. However, authorities later arrested him on suspicion of driving under the influence. His identity remains undisclosed at this time.
Due to the limited information available, the authorities continue to investigate the cause of the crash.
What’s Next after Bicycle Crash in San Diego
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 incidents similar to the crash on N Mountain View Drive, be a proactive driver. 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, contact the personal injury lawyers at 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. Moreover, 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. Thus, call our offices at (800) 674 7852 for a free consultation.