Bakersfield, CA – Bicyclist Injured in Car Crash on Oswell Street and Potomac Avenue
Bakersfield, CA (July 24, 2018) – The California Highway Patrol reported a bicyclist who suffered injuries after being struck by a vehicle at the intersection of Oswell Street and Potomac Avenue on Tuesday afternoon. The injurious accident that reportedly resulted in one injured party apparently took place at around 1:03 p.m. in Bakersfield.
Emergency responders were called to the scene along with the police in order to assist the injured victim. Paramedics immediately administered aid at the scene, although it is unknown as to whether or not the cyclist had to be transported to a hospital for further treatment. Authorities are sure that the victim was struck by a motorist at the intersection, however, the reason the accident occurred is currently unclear.
According to the report that was filed by the California Highway Patrol, the condition of the victim is unknown at this time. Likewise, the name of those involved and whether or not the motorist stopped at the scene to assist the bicyclist and cooperate with authorities has not been stated. There is no more information available at this time, and investigators are presently working to piece together the events that led to the crash.
We would like to offer our sincere sympathies to the victim of this accident as we certainly maintain hope for their full recovery.
California Bicycle Accident
The investigation into this crash is currently focused on determining liability. Investigators will examine all the evidence at the scene as they search to establish whether or not any of the parties involved acted negligently in any way that led to the accident. Depending on the findings of the investigation, there may be a personal injury claim available to the victim, should they make the personal decision to file a lawsuit for compensation.
We at Brady Law Group are passionately committed to holding inattentive drivers liable for the immense devastation they cause. If you have been injured in a bicycle accident because of the negligent actions of a driver, please do not hesitate to call us at (866) 478-6483 for a free consultation with one of our expert attorneys today.
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 for all those involved in the accident.