Scooter Accident on Yosemite Boulevard Killed Scooter Rider
Modesto, CA (October 1, 2020) – On Wednesday, a man died in a scooter accident on Yosemite Boulevard and Ruffino Avenue.
The fatal incident happened before 7:00 a.m. just west of La Loma Avenue.
The police said the victim was crossing Yosemite Boulevard on a sit-down mobility scooter when a westbound vehicle struck him.
Moreover, witnesses told officers the victim used the crosswalk when he was struck.
Paramedics gave life-saving treatment to the scooter rider, but he died at the scene.
Meanwhile, the authorities withheld the victim’s identity pending family notification.
Furthermore, the driver remained on the scene and cooperated with the investigation.
Alcohol and drugs were not factors in the crash.
During this tragic time, we would like to send our sincere sympathies to the bereaved family and friends of the deceased.
Next Steps after Injury Collision
Each year, around 20-50 million people are injured or become disabled due to an auto crash.
That is why it’s vital to be a proactive driver, rather than a reactive one. Driving defensively prepares you for emergencies.
While driving is essential for many to move about in their lives, it is one of the most dangerous activities performed daily. Therefore, it’s important to know how to proceed in case you find yourself involved in a traffic collision.
“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 while securing your future from further losses a severe accident can bring,” explains Steve Baric of Sweet Lawyers, an attorney practicing for over 40 years.
If a loved one died in a scooter accident, contact the wrongful death lawyers at Sweet Lawyers. We have over 40 years of experience in the field, and know what it takes to win your case and achieve the justice and compensation that your family deserves. Call us at (800) 674 7852 for a free case evaluation by a legal professional in your area. You can also reach us 24 hours a day/ 7 days a week by online chat, text message, and email.