1 Hospitalized in San Diego Bicycle Accident on West Mission Bay Drive near Quivira Road
SAN DIEGO, CA (August 4, 2021) – Monday night, a bicyclist sustained injuries after a hit-and-run crash on West Mission Bay Drive near Quivira Road.
According to San Diego Police, the incident happened at around 11:00 p.m. Moreover, it happened in the 1700 block of West Mission Bay Drive near Quivira Road.
Reports revealed that a truck ran a red light at the intersection and struck a bicyclist. The truck fled the scene without stopping.
Furthermore, responders rushed the unidentified bicyclist to UC San Diego Medical Center with serious injuries.
Meanwhile, officers located the truck involved in the crash several yards away from the scene. However, the authorities couldn’t find the truck driver.
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.
“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.