16-Year-Old Santa Paula Juvenile Hospitalized After Bicycle Crash on West Santa Barbara Street
Santa Paula, CA (September 24, 2020) – On Wednesday, a 16-year-old Santa Paula juvenile was severely injured in a bicycle crash on West Santa Barbara Street.
The tragic accident happened at about 5:53 p.m. in the 100 block area.
Authorities said the victim was riding his bicycle when a vehicle struck him.
Rescuers transported the victim ambulance to Ventura County Medical Center. He remains in critical condition as of Wednesday night.
Meanwhile, the driver of the vehicle stayed on the scene and cooperated with the investigation.
Furthermore, police mentioned impairment from drugs or alcohol does not appear to be a factor in the crash. The Santa Paula Police Department with assistance from California Highway Patrol continues to investigate the crash.
Scan the road 1/2 mile to a full mile ahead in order to look out or recognize potential hazards in time. Our bodies weren’t designed to travel at 50mph. We were designed for speeds of less than 10mph, thus you need to learn to consciously break that natural instinct and focus farther ahead.
Filing a Personal Injury Case
Thousands of people across California suffer injuries in pedestrian crashes every year.
Therefore, it is crucial to know how to proceed in case you find yourself injured after an accident.
“The most valuable step you can take in response to a vehicle crash is hiring a personal injury attorney,” says Mark Sweet of Sweet Lawyers.
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