Carlsbad, CA. Bicycle Accident Injures 16-Year-Old Girl on College Boulevard
Carlsbad, CA (June 26, 2018) – According to a local and reliable news source, a teenage bicyclist was injured following an accident on College Boulevard in Carlsbad on Monday morning. The accident happened at approximately 11:00 a.m. close to Calavera Hills Elementary School. Police reported that a 16-year-old girl who was riding her bicycle in the bike lane was hit by a vehicle that was driving down Harbor Boulevard.
The vehicle was driving south when the man behind the wheel lost control and struck the young girl just before crashing into an electrical box. Reportedly, the 64-year-old driver of the vehicle had suffered a medical emergency just before the accident. The teenage bicyclist had to be quickly taken to a local hospital to undergo treatment for at least minor injuries. The man involved in the crash was also taken to a hospital for evaluation. Neither the names nor the conditions of either victim have been released.
Investigators are still looking into the events of this accident in order to determine liability. We offer our most heartfelt wishes of well-being to the victims of this crash.
Bicycle Accident Injury Attorney
Investigators are looking to determine if the driver who struck the bicyclist was operating their vehicle negligently at the time of the crash. Authorities will be investigating various possible factors such as right-of-way, excessive speed, distracted driving, and the presence of drugs and/or alcohol. If the investigation shows that the driver of the truck acted negligently, there may very well be cause for a personal injury lawsuit.
Sudden serious injuries always bring an immense amount of financial concerns with them. Hospital bills, future medical bills, lost wages, and property damage are often very considerable reasons why many victims choose to seek compensation for their injuries. Of course, it is always and only up to the victim to make the decision to file a claim for compensation. Nevertheless, we have made it our mission to ensure that negligent drivers are held fully liable for the extensive pain and damage they cause.
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) 211-2562 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 for all those involved in the accident.