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Sacramento Major Bicycle Injury

Sacramento Major Bicycle Injury

Sacramento Major Bicycle Injury  – On September 19, 2018, a major bicycle injury occurred at around 5:20 in the morning along Watt Avenue. It involved a bicycle rider who was walking his bike across the road when he was struck by a motor vehicle. The cyclist landed on the car’s hood, and it was reported that the vehicle turned on Potter Lane and proceeded for about a block before the bicycle rider fell off. The driver then fled the scene of the accident without checking on the rider. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported that the bicyclist suffered severe injuries and was rushed to a local hospital. However, no information on his condition has been released at this time.

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Sacramento Traumatic Bicycle Injury

Sacramento Traumatic Bicycle Injury

Sacramento Traumatic Bicycle Injury – A traumatic bicycle injury occurs when the rider is in a collision with a motor vehicle. Other reasons may include falls, problems with the road, error on the part of the rider and crashes with an object. Because of the lack of protection afforded a bicycle rider, serious injuries can occur. Learn about the types of injuries that can occur when a bicycle accident happens.

Bicycle Accidents Resulting in Injuries or Fatalities

Sacramento Intersection Bicycle Fatality

Sacramento Intersection Bicycle Fatality

Sacramento Intersection Bicycle Fatality – A Sacramento bicycle fatality occurred in the early hours of the morning at Gerber Road and Reese Road in South Sacramento after the rider was struck by a vehicle. According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), the bicycle rider died at the scene of the accident. The identity of the deceased has not yet been released, pending a release of that information by the county coroner.

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Sustaining Genital Trauma Following Bicycle Accidents

Sustaining Genital Trauma Following Bicycle Accidents

Sustaining Genital Trauma Following Bicycle Accidents – Many people rely on bikes to get to school or work while countless others ride bikes as a form of exercise. While bikes are a fantastic form of both transportation and recreation, accidents involving bicycles can lead to serious injuries. According to statistics published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):

  • In 2015, there were more than 1,000 people killed while riding a bicycle.

Spinal Cord Dislocation in a Bicycle Accident

Spinal Cord Dislocation in a Bicycle Accident

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento Bicycle Accident Lawyer. When children are first taught how to ride a bicycle, they are always told to wear a helmet. A helmet can lessen the risk of a head injury, even saving someone’s life. Bicycle accidents also carry with them the risk of a serious spinal cord injury. A recent infographic published with statistics from the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA) revealed that:

  • In 2008, more than 90 percent of cyclists who were killed were not wearing a helmet at the time of the accident.

Straddle Injuries in Children on Bicycles

Straddle Injuries in Children on Bicycles

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento Bicycle Accident Lawyer. For many children, learning how to ride a bike is a rite of passage. They start with training wheels or a tricycle before they graduate to the standard, two-wheeled bike. They develop balance skills and muscle memory which help then stay upright. However, everyone needs to wear a helmet while riding a bike due to the potential for injury. According to statistics published from various studies by the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration on pedestrian and bicycle injuries:

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