1 Hurt in San Diego Scooter Accident on West Mission Bay Drive
SAN DIEGO, CA (February 22, 2021) – Sunday afternoon, a male scooter rider suffered injuries in a crash on West Mission Bay Drive.
The incident happened at around 1:25 p.m. in the 1200 block of West Mission Bay Drive.
According to San Diego police Officer John Buttle, a 67-year-old woman in a Ford Escape struck the scooter rider in the Mission Bay Park area.
Then, responders took the 30-year-old man to a hospital for treatment of brain bleed and road rash.
Buttle added that drugs or alcohol didn’t play a role in the crash. Also, the woman veered to the right as she crossed a bridge. Then, she struck the scooter.
The authorities urged anyone with information about the crash to contact San Diego police at either 619-531-2000 or 858-484-3154. Tipsters can also contact Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.
If you feel yourself drifting into other lanes due to fatigue or any other reason, safely pull over and rest before continuing to drive. You can also call a friend or an Uber to pick you up if you feel like it would be unsafe to drive.
Ways to Deal with Auto Accidents
Each year, around 20-50 million people are injured or become disabled due to an auto crash. To avoid suffering from such incidents, practice safe driving habits on the road at all times.
As a driver, it’s your responsibility to do it even when it is empty, even when there is no police officer around to make sure you make, say, a complete stop.
Even with the best driving habits, it is still important to know what to do if you find yourself in a motor vehicle accident
Steve Baric of Sweet Lawyers says, “The most valuable step you can take in response to a vehicle crash is hiring a personal injury attorney. Personal injury attorneys prioritize your recovery. At the same time, they will secure your future from further losses a severe accident can bring.”
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