Bakersfield, CA – Bicycle Accident Takes Place at Monterey and Haley Streets
Bakersfield, CA (July 24, 2018) – A local news source reported that an accident involving a bicycle and a larger vehicle took place at the intersection of Monterey and Haley Streets. The incident occurred around 10:15 PM at night on Tuesday, July 24, 2018. At this time, no detailed information concerning the identities of the bicyclist and the motorist involved in the crash has been revealed.
According to a report from Bakersfield Police, an unidentified person was riding a bicycle in the Bakersfield area when, for indeterminate reasons, an oncoming vehicle struck this individual at Monterey and Haley. Afterward, the Bakersfield Fire Department and paramedics were dispatched to the crash site and attended to the rider, who had been thrown from the bicycle during the impact.
Medical personnel confirmed the victim sustained non-life threatening injuries. The current physical condition of the rider has not been disclosed. Reports have not indicated if this individual had received treatment at the scene or required hospitalization.
Likewise, officials did not specify if the motorist had remained at the crash site and cooperated with authorities, as obliged by law.
Due to the collision, law enforcement officials closed down the intersection at Monterey and Haley as initial investigations continued. As more evidence continues to surface, more information will be released to public sources.
We extend our most heartfelt prayers and most loving thoughts to the bicyclist and wish this individual security and peace of mind during this difficult time.
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Based on this information, many issues surrounding the accident remain unresolved. As part of the ongoing investigation, forensic teams will examine photos of the crash site and examine both vehicles to determine if mechanical issues or system failure contributed to the accident. Likewise, officials may consider if DUI, distracted driving, or recklessness played any roles in the events leading up to the collision on Monterey and Haley.
If investigators prove the accident was a direct cause of negligence on part of the motorist, the bicyclist can potentially file a personal injury lawsuit and, ultimately, receive compensation for inconveniences including medical bills and painful injuries.
We at Brady Law Group will work with you to ensure your rights and give you the peace of mind needed to focus on your recovery.
If you’ve been injured as the result of another person’s negligence, please call us at (866) 478-6483 to receive a free consultation with one of our expert attorneys.
Note: Outside sources were used in the creation of this post including news bulletins and first-hand accounts of the accident and injuries involved. As a result, the details of the accident presented have not been independently verified by our own writing staff. If you have identified any false information in the story, please inform us immediately, and we will adjust the posting to reflect the most accurate content available.
Disclaimer: As a member of the local community, we at Brady Law Group strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who lives in our beloved state. We are extremely saddened by these accidents but hope that, through an awareness of these dangers, those in our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. We wish only the best and quickest recovery to all those involved in the accident.