Waterford, CA – Young Boy Dies after Fatal Bicycle Accident near Tim Bell Road and Yosemite Boulevard
Waterford, CA (July 26, 2018) – Local authorities have provided new details about the young boy who died after a fatal bicycle accident that took place in the vicinity of Tim Bell Road and Yosemite Boulevard (Highway 132). The incident occurred at some point in the evening on Tuesday, July 24, 2018. Officials identified the deceased victim as 9-year old Johnny Davis, a local from Waterford. No more details concerning the identities of the other people involved in the accident have been revealed.
As local sources indicated, Davis and his father had been riding bicycles down Tim Bell Road when the pair approached the intersection with Yosemite Boulevard. At some point, Davis increased speed and failed to brake as he entered the street. Without warning, an oncoming pickup truck plowed into the young rider.
Afterward, medical personnel transported Davis to Memorial Medical Center, where the boy later died from severe injuries. At this time, the members of Davis’ family have created a GoFundMe page to compensate for medical bills and funeral costs.
Authorities confirmed the driver of the pickup truck remained at the crash site and spoke with authorities, as obliged by law.
At this time, the investigation is ongoing.
We extend our most heartfelt prayers and deepest condolences to the family and friends of Johnny Davis during this tragic and difficult time.
Fatal Bicycle Accident in Waterford
Based on this information, officials will consider if drugs, alcohol, negligence, distraction, or recklessness played any role in the events leading up to the crash.
If investigators determine the driver had been negligent or reckless, the members of the child’s family could potentially have the right to file a wrongful death lawsuit. By seeking the assistance of a professional lawyer, these individuals can receive compensation for multiple inconveniences including funeral expenses, medical bills, and the tragic loss of a loved one.
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.