1 Hospitalized after Long Beach Bicycle Accident on Anaheim Street
LONG BEACH, CA (September 28, 2020) – Sunday morning, a bicyclist suffered injuries in a hit-and-run crash on Anaheim Street and St. Louis Avenue.
The authorities responded at around 11:50 a.m. on Anaheim Street and St. Louis Avenue. They came after receiving a report of a hit-and-run crash, spokeswoman Allison Gallagher revealed. Upon their arrival, they located a man with an injury to his upper body. Meanwhile, several bystanders attempted to administer medical aid.
Responders transported the bicyclist to a local hospital in critical condition, Gallagher added.
“Through their investigation, officers have determined the bicyclist was riding southbound on St. Louis Avenue in the southbound lane of traffic when he was struck from behind by a dark-colored sedan,” she stated.
Meanwhile, the driver of a dark-colored sedan failed to stop after the crash. He was last seen driving south on St. Louis Avenue.
Furthermore, the authorities urge anyone who witnessed the crash to contact Detective Brian Ekrem at 562-570-7132. For anonymous tipsters, they can turn to 1-800-222-8477 or visit www.lacrimestoppers.org
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 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. Call our offices at (800) 674 7852 for a free consultation.