Santa Barbara, California – Bicyclist Injured after Deadly Accident on Gibraltar
Santa Barbara, California (July 6, 2018) – Local news sources reported that a deadly accident involving a bicyclist took place in the 3000 block of Gibraltar. The incident occurred at approximately 5:15 PM in the late afternoon on Thursday, July 5, 2018. Authorities have not revealed any detailed information concerning the identities of the people involved in the accident at this time.
As per the report, a 33-year old male was riding his bicycle downhill on Gibraltar. At one point, he entered a sharp curve, and a vehicle struck him head-on. First responder teams of firefighters and paramedics were dispatched to the site and provided aid to the bicyclist. Later, he was taken to Santa Barbara College Hospital, where he received treatment for non-life threatening injuries. Medical personnel have not elaborated on his current condition.
Law enforcement did not reveal if the motorist remained at the scene of the accident.
As of now, the California Highway Patrol has assumed control over the ongoing investigation.
We extend our most heartfelt prayers and loving thoughts to the bicyclist and wish him a swift and efficient recovery.
Authorities are working hard to determine what specifically caused the crash. Forensic teams will examine photographs of the crash site and inspect the bike and second vehicle 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.
In the case of an accident caused by negligence or distracted driving, each of the non-guilty victims will have the legal right to file a personal injury lawsuit against the guilty party. By seeking legal assistance, these individuals can receive much-needed compensation for a variety of issues including medical bills, vehicle insurance, 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.
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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.