1 Hospitalized in Chico Garbage Truck and Bicycle Accident on West Sacramento and Nord Avenue
CHICO, CA (September 8, 2021) – Tuesday morning, a woman sustained injuries in a bicycle crash on West Sacramento and Nord Avenue.
According to Lt. Omar Peña of the Chico Police Department, authorities responded to a crash at around 7:55 a.m.
Reports revealed that a garbage truck hit a young woman riding her bike.
Furthermore, responders transported the female victim to a hospital with serious leg injuries.
Moreover, officials confirmed that the incident was not intentional.
Meanwhile, the crash closed West Sacramento and Nord.
Bicycle Accidents in California
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. Thus, call our offices at (800) 674 7852 for a free consultation.