1 Injured in Somerton Bicycle Crash on County 14th and Highway 95
SOMERTON, AZ (November 22, 2020) – Tuesday night, a woman required hospitalization after a bicycle accident on County 14th and Highway 95.
The bicycle and vehicle crash happened at about 8:00 p.m. Moreover, it happened south of County 14th on the westside shoulder of Highway 95.
According to some witnesses, the bicycle rider wasn’t visible on the road. However, the Toyota driver managed to hit the brake before hitting the bicyclist.
According to the Somerton Cocopah Fire Department (SCFD), the woman couldn’t answer any questions. Furthermore, she might have possibly suffered a traumatic brain injury. Thus, responders took her to Yuma Regional Medical Center.
The Tuma County Sheriff’s Office is currently handling the crash investigation.
Always be cautious of bicyclists on the road when driving. Bicyclists are more vulnerable because of their limited protection and lightweight bodies. By paying attention to your surroundings and driving within the speed limit, dangerous accidents can be prevented.
Bicycle Accidents in Arizona
Each year, around 20-50 million motorists and bicyclists are injured or become disabled due to a crash. However, even if accidents are a common occurrence, many people do not suspect what follows in the event of a crash.
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 bicycle accident 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 driven by the desire to make our clients whole again,” says attorney Steve Baric of Sweet Lawyers.
If you or a family member sustained injuries in a bicycle crash, call the experienced attorneys at Sweet Lawyers. We have over 40 years of experience in the legal field. We know what it takes to win your case. Moreover, our attorneys and the experienced professional legal team dealt with cases such as this one, and know the physical and emotional toll they take. Furthermore, our team will fight to achieve the justice and compensation that you and your family deserve. Call our offices at (800) 674 7852 for a free consultation.