1 Hospitalized after San Francisco Crash near Van Ness Avenue
SAN FRANCISCO, CA (July 14, 2020) – Friday night, a man sustained critical injuries following a bicycle accident near Van Ness Avenue.
According to reports, at about 9:30 p.m., the authorities responded to the scene near Van Ness Avenue and Grove Street.
When they arrived, they found that a 26-year-old vehicle driver hit a bicyclist. Afterward, responders transported the 50-year-old bicyclist to the hospital with critical injuries.
Meanwhile, the driver stayed at the scene and has been cooperative with the investigation since.
For drivers to avoid causing fatalities and serious injuries, it is important to stay on the lookout for pedestrians, bicyclists, and motorcyclists. Meanwhile, if you’re a bicyclist, make sure to suit yourself with the proper biking equipment to improve visibility.
By obeying traffic laws and being cautious of your surroundings, you can prevent unforeseen accidents and keep yourself and others safe on the road.
Moreover, the most valuable step you can take in response to a vehicle crash is hiring a personal injury attorney.
Bicycle Accidents and Personal Injury Cases in California
According to NHTSA, pedestrian and bicyclist fatalities continue to rise in the United States. More pedestrians and cyclists died in 2018 than in any year since 1990.
“We strive to secure the future of our clients. Our clients include people who have been severely traumatized, both physically and emotionally, after a crash. Our goal is to protect them from further losses,” explains Mark Sweet of Sweet Lawyers.
Finding the right lawyer to handle your personal injury case can help shift your main focus on healing. If someone you love has recently been involved in a similar auto accident, do not face the aftermath alone. We do more than simply win cases. Our purpose is to maximize your recovery and grant you peace of mind, with your future at the forefront. During your initial call, we’ll discuss your case at length to determine your legal options. At this delicate time, many important legal decisions must be made. Call (800) 674 7852 for a free consultation.