Modesto, California – Bicyclist Dies after Brutal Accident
Modesto, California (July 8, 2018) – Modesto local news sources reported that a bicyclist died as the result of a brutal accident that took place near the intersection of Briggsmore and College Avenues. The incident occurred at approximately 9:00 PM at night on Wednesday, July 4, 2018. The Stanislaus County Coroner’s Office has revealed the deceased victim to be 60-year old Jay Diaz. Authorities have identified the motorist involved in the crash as 57-year old Dean Lovelady.
Based on the report, Lovelady was driving his car down Briggsmore Avenue. Simultaneously, Diaz was riding his bicycle down a similar route. At the intersection, for an indeterminate reason, Lovelady plowed into the oncoming bicyclist. After the accident, a ground ambulance took Diaz to a nearby hospital to receive treatment, but the rider sadly succumbed to fatal trauma.
Lovelady, who was unharmed in the accident, remained at the scene to cooperate with law enforcement.
Meanwhile, the Stanislaus County Coroner’s Office has invited members of Diaz’s family to call its officials at 567-4480.
We extend our deepest condolences and most heartfelt prayers to the family and friends of Jay Diaz during this difficult time.
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Authorities are working hard to determine what specifically caused the crash. Forensic teams will examine photographs of the crash site and inspect the automobile and bicycle for mechanical issues or system failure. Officials will also consider if drunk driving, drug abuse, negligence, distracted driving, or reckless behavior played any part in the events leading up to the crash.
Based on the final case results, the family of Mr. Jay Diaz will have the legal rights to file a wrongful death lawsuit against the guilty party. By seeking legal assistance, these individuals can receive compensation for a variety of issues including medical bills, funeral expenses, and tragic loss.
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.
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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.