Bicyclist Killed in Riverbank Accident on Claribel Road near Roselle Avenue
RIVERBANK, CA (February 18, 2021) – Wednesday morning, a teenager died in a bicycle crash on Claribel Road near Roselle Avenue.
According to Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Department, the family of the victim filed a runaway/missing-persons report at around 7:30 a.m., not knowing that the teen died in an accident.
Reports revealed that around 2:30 a.m., authorities received an incident report on Claribel Road west of Roselle Avenue.
Authorities said that the driver of the Mazda sedan was heading to work. Then, the vehicle struck the 14-year-old Modesto girl, Sheriff’s Department spokesman Sgt. Luke Schwartz said.
Meanwhile, another 14-year-old teen walking with the victim at the time of the crash fled the scene, possibly spooked by the incident. Thus, authorities are looking for the teen witness for an interview.
Also, the crash closed the road between Roselle and Squire Wells Way.
The events leading to the crash are under investigation.
With heavy hearts, we extend our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of the victim.
Bicycle Accidents in Riverbank, California
In today’s current state of affairs, walking and bicycling outside has increased in commonality. Meanwhile, so has the risk of accidents.
According to Tyler Toomey, a practicing attorney at Sweet Lawyers, “Common locations for these incidents include shopping center entrances and street corners.”
In the face of such a tragedy, it is important to make sure your family is taken care of. If you want strong legal representation to advocate on your behalf, contact Sweet Lawyers at (800) 674 7852. When someone dies in a bicycle accident, the children, parents, or guardians of the deceased have the right to file a claim. Moreover, we are a wrongful death case law group that aims to do right by your loved one. Also, we’re determined to get you the best settlement while you work on healing and recovering. Call us today for a 100% free case evaluation. Above all, we believe your loved one deserves proper justice.