Stockton, CA – Bicyclist Dies after Deadly Accident at Don Avenue and Hammer Lane
Stockton, CA (July 23, 2018) – Sacramento local news sources reported that a bicyclist died as the result of a deadly accident that took place at the intersection of Don Avenue and Hammer Lane. The incident occurred at some time in the afternoon on Monday, July 23, 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 reports from Stockton Police, an unidentified woman, described as being in her 30s, was riding a bicycle in the vicinity of Don and Hammer when, for indeterminate reasons, an oncoming vehicle plowed into her. Afterward, rescue crews were dispatched to the scene of the accident and transported the victim to a nearby hospital. Sadly, officials confirmed she succumbed to her injuries and died sometime later.
Authorities have also confirmed the driver of the unidentified vehicle remained at the crash site and spoke with law enforcement officials, as obliged by law. Personnel did not specify if the motorist suffered any injuries from the impact.
Presently, an ongoing investigation is being conducted. As more evidence continues to surface, more information will be released to public sources.
We extend our most heartfelt prayers and deepest condolences to the family and friends of the female bicyclist and wish them courage and peace of mind during this difficult, tragic time.
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Based on the reports, officials have not disclosed if the victim had been riding in a designated bike path or lane along Don and Hammer. As part of the investigation, forensic teams will examine the bicycle, as well as the larger vehicle, for mechanical issues or system failure and will examine photos of the crash site and the area. Police may also consider if drugs, alcohol, negligence, distraction, or recklessness contributed to the events leading up to the accident in any way.
Given the circumstances, the members of the bicyclist’s family could potentially file a wrongful death lawsuit once the case is resolved. Next of kin have the legal right to pursue a claim that can result in compensation for funeral expenses, medical bills, tragic loss, and additional, tragic inconveniences.
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.