1 Injured in San Diego Bicycle Accident on University Avenue near College Avenue
SAN DIEGO, CA (December 15, 2021) – Monday afternoon, a bicyclist sustained injuries in a crash on University Avenue near College Avenue.
According to San Diego police Sgt. Kevin Gibson, the incident happened at around 5:05 p.m. Moreover, it occurred on University Avenue, a few blocks west of College Avenue.
Reports revealed that a vehicle attempted to pass a slow-moving vehicle. Then, it struck a bicyclist passing the same slow-moving vehicle.
Moreover, responders rushed the 51-year-old bicyclist to a hospital for treatment. Authorities said that the victim was not expected to survive.
Furthermore, the 21-year-old vehicle driver sustained no injuries in the crash.
Meanwhile, the San Diego Police Department’s traffic division continues to investigate the crash.
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.
“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 driven by the desire to make our clients whole again,” says attorney Steve Baric of Sweet Lawyers.
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.