Victim Hurt in Los Angeles Bicycle Accident near 1st Street
LOS ANGELES, CA (April 9, 2020) – On Monday evening, an unidentified bicyclist suffered injuries in a DUI accident on Eastman Avenue.
The California Highway Patrol responded to the collision at around 7:45 p.m., on April 6. Dispatchers arrived in the northbound lanes of Eastman Avenue near 1st Street.
Authorities located the bicycle rider lying on the road upon arrival. A black Honda Accord reportedly struck the rider. However, further details leading up to the incident remain unclear.
Paramedics took the injured bicyclist to a nearby hospital for further treatment of major injuries.
Despite the fact that the crash remains under active investigation, police already noted that the driver of the Honda was under the influence at the time of the accident.
The surrounding area on Eastman Avenue was closed off for a brief time during cleanup and preliminary duties. However, the roadway has since reopened.
To avoid being involved in a similar DUI accident, never combine drinking and driving. If you find yourself under the influence of drugs or alcohol, avoid getting behind the wheel and rely on safer ways of transportation instead. Contacting a friend or a taxi/ ride share service provider can minimize the risks of car accidents.
If you or someone you know was involved in a bicycle accident similar to what transpired on Eastman Avenue in Los Angeles, do not hesitate to contact Sweet Lawyers today. We house excellent personal injury attorneys who have been recovering full and fair compensation for accident victims and bereaved families for over 45 years. If you decide to work with our excellent legal team, we will provide you with the support and top-notch service needed to help you recover both financially and emotionally. Call us today at (800) 674 7852 for a free evaluation of your case details.