El Dorado County Hit-and-Run Accident on Missouri Flat Road and Pleasant Valley Road
EL DORADO COUNTY, CA (May 27, 2021) – Sunday morning, a pickup truck driver escaped after a bicycle crash on Missouri Flat Road and Pleasant Valley Road.
The CHP Placerville said that on May 16th at about 10:15 a.m., a Chevrolet Silverado headed south on Missouri Flat Road. Then, the driver veered left onto Pleasant Valley Road.
Meanwhile, the silver pickup truck went onto the shoulder before crashing into a bicyclist. However, the truck fled from the scene.
The CHP officers described the vehicle as a 2016 to 2018 model with “Redline Edition” red wheel markings and black running boards.
Also, they urged anyone with information about the crash to contact Officer Lane or Sepulveda at (530) 748-2450 or (916) 861-1300.
What’s Next after Bicycle Crash in El Dorado County
According to NHTSA, pedestrian and bicyclist accidents continue to rise in the United States. More pedestrians and cyclists died in 2018 than in any year since 1990.
To avoid any involvement in such accidents, be a proactive driver, rather than a reactive one. Driving defensively prepares you for emergencies.
It is also crucial that everyone remain calm to properly handle the immediate aftermath of an automobile collision. Moreover, the most valuable step you can take in response to a vehicle crash 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 motivated by the desire to make our clients whole again,” says Steve Baric of Sweet Lawyers, a practicing attorney.
If you or a family member suffered similarly in a bicycle accident, contact the personal injury lawyersat Sweet Lawyers. With us, you can be assured your case will be taken care of. Our 40 years of experience in the legal field is proof that we know what it takes to win your case. Moreover, our attorneys and experienced professional legal team deal with cases including bicycle accidents. Above all, we believe you deserve the best legal representation and proper compensation for your pain and suffering. Call our offices at (800) 674 7852 for a free consultation.