1 Dead in Oakland Bicycle Crash on Second Avenue and 12th Street
OAKLAND, CA (September 17, 2020) – Tuesday afternoon, a female bicyclist died in an accident on Second Avenue and 12th Street.
The crash between a bicycle and a U-haul van occurred at around 12:12 p.m. The incident happened on Second Avenue and East 12th Street, a few blocks from Lake Merritt. Meanwhile, authorities revealed that the woman rode her bicycle when the crash occurred.
Responders transported her to a hospital where she later died.
Meanwhile, the van driver stayed at the scene and cooperated with the investigation.
The accident on Second Avenue and 12th Street remains under active investigation.
To the family and friends of the victim, our hearts go out to you in your time of sorrow. May you be comforted and find peace during this time.
Filing a Wrongful Death Claim after Accident on Second Avenue and 12th Street
In the fatal bicycle accident on Second Avenue, the family of the victim must become aware of their rights under the law.
Those closest to the victim may have the right to seek compensation for their loss; some common examples where this could be used is in funeral expenses, medical bills, and what is called “loss of consortium.”
“Having legal representation after such a traumatic event will provide your family with the space to heal. At the same time, ensuring that justice is brought to your loved one,” says Mark Sweet, a seasoned attorney at Sweet Lawyers.
If a loved one died in a bicycle accident due to a reckless driver, do not hesitate to file a claim. To begin your wrongful death claim, call Sweet Lawyers at (800) 674 7852. Our goal is to remain on your side throughout your legal battle and grant you and your family the settlement you deserve. Moreover, we single ourselves out from other personal injury law firms by providing personalized guidance and aggressive representation. Also, because we respect our clients, we require no silly “retainer,” or holding fees. If you’re interested in seeking trusted legal support to cover the financial hardships accrued the loss of a loved one, call us.