Citrus Heights Pedestrian Accident

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February 25, 2016
Edward Smith

Citrus Heights Pedestrian Accident

Citrus Heights Pedestrian Accident

Citrus Heights Pedestrian Accident

I’m Ed Smith, a Citrus Heights Bicycle Accident Lawyer. The intersection of Zenith Drive and Antelope Road has been re-opened.

What Happened?

On the evening of Wednesday, February 24, 2016 a vehicle crashed into a bicyclist. Citrus Heights Police Department indicated a man in his 20’s was riding a bicycle just north of Zenith. A pick up truck, which was crossing Antelope Road, hit the bicyclist.

How is the Bicyclist? 

The bicyclist was transported to a local emergency room for treatment. He sustained injuries consistent with being struck by a motor vehicle. No other details have been released.

What Caused the Accident?

The cause of the accident is under investigation. The driver of the pick up truck stopped at the scene to cooperate with investigators. Negligent motorists sometimes fail to obey traffic laws. For example, yielding to bicyclists when turning right. Or, they might cause a bicycle accident simply by being inattentive or careless. Bicyclists and people on foot are especially susceptible to serious injuries. This is because during a crash they are almost completely unprotected.

Bicycle Accident Lawyer in Citrus Heights

I’m Ed Smith. I’m a Citrus Heights Bicycle Accident Lawyer. I’ve been handling cases where motorists hit and seriously injure bicyclists since 1982. If you or someone close to you has been involved in serious crash in Citrus Heights, call me now at (916) 921-6400.  Elsewhere, call me toll free (800) 404-5400.  There are unique and important details that must be considered in auto vs. pedestrian cases. I’d like to go over your accident details with you. I provide free, friendly advice.

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Citrus Heights Pedestrian Accident – Source: KCRA 3 News 2/25/16 6:00 a.m. broadcast