Articles Posted in Bicycle Accidents

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Yuba City Fatal Hit-and-Run

I’m Ed Smith, a Yuba City car accident lawyer. On Wednesday, February 15, 2017, a hit-and-run accident involving a bicyclist was reported near Yuba City. Now, law enforcement officers are seeking help from local residents to track down this egregious driver who left this innocent man for dead.

What Happened?

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Bicyclist Killed in Collision with Motor Vehicle in Berkeley

I’m Ed Smith, a Berkeley personal injury lawyer. On February 8, 2017, an early morning collision between a motor vehicle and bicyclist in North Berkeley resulted in the death of the unidentified man riding the bicycle. The accident occurred about 7:00 a.m. along Sacramento Street near Ada Street in Berkeley. According to a witness to the accident who was passing by, said he arrived just after the accident occurred and found the bicyclist lying prone on the ground. He said he discovered the man was not breathing and had no pulse.

Witness Account of Fatal Accident

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Foothill Farms Fatal Bicycle Accident

I’m Ed Smith, a Citrus Heights bicycle accident attorney. A middle school student was riding his bicycle in Foothill Farms during the morning hours of Tuesday, February 14, 2017. A vehicle was pulling out of a parking lot and crashed into the student. Unfortunately, the bicycle accident caused the boy to suffer fatal injuries.

What Happened?

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Bicycle Accident Fatally Injures Man

I’m Ed Smith, an Elk Grove bicycle accident attorney. During the early morning hours of Tuesday, January 3, 2017, a man was traveling on his bicycle along Laguna Boulevard. The man was struck by two vehicles which caused him to unfortunately suffer from fatal injuries.

Bicyclist Struck by Two Vehicles

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South Sacramento Bicyclist Killed

I’m Ed Smith, a South Sacramento Hit and Run Accident Attorney. Monday night a bicyclist was killed in a hit and run accident in South Sacramento along Stockton Boulevard just north of Gerber Road at about 9:00 pm.

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Accidents Involving Bicyclists

Accidents Involving Bicyclists

I’m Ed Smith a Sacramento bike accident attorney. While bicycling can be a healthy and fun alternative to driving, it can also be kind of dangerous when some drivers fail to share the road like they are supposed to. Did you know that by regularly familiarizing yourself with the latest bicycle safety laws and understanding common causes of bicycling accidents, you can help prevent becoming the victim of a traumatic injury? If you have already been seriously injured as the result of cycling accident, learning how to handle your insurance claims, healthcare, medical bills and emotional healing is of maximum importance. Calling an experienced bike accident attorney who can give you free and friendly advice is the next right step. We know how to investigate bicycle versus motor vehicle accidents and what to look for when bicycles or their components fail.

Fatal Bicycle Accident Statistics

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SUV Struck Bicyclist

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento bicycle accident attorney. A young girl was riding her bike to school when she was struck by a sport utility vehicle on the morning of Friday, October 21, 2016. Thankfully, the injured girl is expected to make a full recovery. Sadly, this is not always the case when a motorist and a bicyclist collide.

West Sacramento Crash Kills Bicyclist

West Sacramento Crash Kills Bicyclist

West Sacramento Crash Kills Bicyclist

I’m Ed Smith, a West Sacramento Auto Accident Attorney. A tragic incident occurred where an elderly man was bicycling around the West Sacramento area where he was struck by a vehicle on Saturday, August 27, 2016. The elderly bicyclist passed away as a result of the accident and an eternal remembrance for his legacy was held by friends and family.

The Three Feet For Safety Act

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The Three Feet For Safety Act

I’m Ed Smith, a Stockton Bicycle Accident Attorney.  In an effort to address the increasing numbers of cyclist injuries and deaths, California passed the Three Feet For Safety Act in 2014. According to this law, if a cyclist can prove that a driver violated the three foot rule and caused an injury, then a jury can presume that the defendant was negligent. However, it is still of the utmost importance to retain the services of an experienced bicycle accident lawyer who can conduct a thorough investigation.

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