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Merced Bicycle Accident Injures Mother and Daughter

Merced Bicycle Accident Injures Mother and Daughter

I’m Ed Smith, a Merced personal injury lawyer. A mother and daughter were struck by a car while riding bicycles at an intersection in Merced on July 27, 2018. At approximately 10:41 in the morning, the Merced Police Department received a report of a vehicle crashing into an adolescent. When officers arrived at the scene, they found that a mother and child were injured in the accident. The daughter suffered abrasions to her elbow, knees, and face while her mother complained of pain to her right side. Both parties were transported to the Mercy Medical Center to be treated for their injuries sustained in the bicycle accident. An update on the conditions of the victims has not yet been publicly released by officials.

Accident Investigation

Major Head Injuries Reported in Merced Bicycle Accident

Major Head Injuries Reported in Merced Bicycle Accident

I’m Ed Smith, a Merced personal injury lawyer. A bicyclist suffered major head injuries after he was struck by a pickup truck in Merced on July 12, 2018. At approximately 3:00 in the afternoon, a 52-year-old man was riding his bicycle along G Street in the vicinity of Park Avenue when he was hit by a Toyota Tacoma traveling in the right lane. Medical personnel were called to the scene to transport the man to an area hospital for treatment of serious head injuries described as non-life-threatening. An update on his condition has not yet been released by officials.

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Bicyclist Crashes into Tanker Truck Near Merced

Bicyclist Crashes into Tanker Truck Near Merced

I’m Ed Smith, a Merced personal injury lawyer. A collision with a tanker truck in Merced left a bicyclist with road rash and head injuries on June 28, 2018. At approximately 5:40 in the evening, a woman was riding her bicycle eastbound along the bridge for East Childs Avenue over Highway 99 when she reportedly lost control of her bike and ran a stop sign at the intersection. The bicyclist continued and struck a tanker truck that was turning left from the north off-ramp of Highway 99. The trucker pulled over and found the woman pinned under the rear axles of the vehicle. Emergency personnel was dispatched to the scene to transport the woman via air ambulance to a hospital in Modesto for treatment of lacerations to the head and road rash. An update on her condition following the bicycle accident has not yet been released by officials.

Cause of Accident

Major Injuries Reported in Merced Pedestrian Accident

Major Injuries Reported in Merced Pedestrian Accident

I’m Ed Smith, a Merced personal injury lawyer. A man suffered serious injuries after being struck by a vehicle in central Merced on June 19, 2018. At approximately 9:45 in the night, a man was crossing inside a crosswalk along R Street at Main Street when he was hit by an oncoming Honda sedan. First responders transported the man via air ambulance to a hospital in Modesto due to major injuries to his head and face. An update on his condition has not yet been released by officials.

Accident Investigation

Elderly Man Injured in Merced County Bicycle Accident

Elderly Man Injured in Merced County Bicycle Accident

I’m Ed Smith, a Merced personal injury lawyer. Recently, a bicycle accident in Los Banos injured a local resident. At approximately 10:41 in the morning, officials received a report of a collision between a gray Nissan Sentra and a bicyclist along K Street and Sixth Street in Los Banos. The man riding the bicycle was reportedly crossing the street moments before he was struck by the Nissan. Medical personnel transported the cyclist to a local hospital as a precaution.

What Caused the Bicycle Accident?

Major Injuries Reported in Merced Rollover Accident

Major Injuries Reported in Merced Rollover Accident

I’m Ed Smith, a Merced personal injury lawyer. A woman suffered major injuries as a result of a rollover accident on June 7, 2018. The accident took place along Highway 59 near Sandy Mush Road just south of Merced shortly before 7:00 in the evening. A woman traveling southbound in a Honda Accord reportedly lost control of her vehicle after attempting to navigate a turn in the roadway and drifted abruptly to the right side, causing the Honda to overturn. The woman, who was restrained by a safety belt at the time of the collision, was transported via air ambulance to the Memorial Medical Center in Modesto. Officials reported that the woman was hospitalized for unspecified serious injuries that did not appear to be life-threatening in nature.

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Accident Fatally Injures Motorcyclist Near Merced County

Accident Fatally Injures Motorcyclist Near Merced County

I’m Ed Smith, a Merced personal injury lawyer. A young rider passed away after a motorcycle accident just south of the Merced River on May 27, 2018. The accident took place during the early morning hours along Highway 165 in the vicinity of Westside Boulevard in Stevinson. A man was riding on his 2004 Yamaha motorcycle northbound at an unknown rate of speed when he approached a curve in the road and veered off onto the west shoulder of the highway. The rider was allegedly ejected from the bike and was, unfortunately, pronounced deceased at the scene by emergency personnel. Officials have identified the victim as 20-year-old David Barajas Hernandez of San Jose.

I would like to extend my thoughts and prayers to those mourning the loss of their loved one during this challenging time.

Pedestrian Killed in Merced Hit and Run Accident

Pedestrian Killed in Merced Hit and Run Accident

I’m Ed Smith, a Merced personal injury and car accident lawyer. A pedestrian suffered fatal injuries after being struck by a car in Merced on May 13, 2018. At approximately 2:00 in the morning, the pedestrian was walking along R Street in the vicinity of Buena Vista Drive when he was hit by a vehicle, whose driver allegedly left the scene prior to the arrival of officials. Unfortunately, the pedestrian was pronounced deceased at the intersection due to the severity of their sustained injuries. The Merced County Coroner’s Office have recently identified the victim as 68-year-old Joe Lang of Catheys Valley.

I would like to extend my thoughts and sympathy to the grieving friends and family of Mr. Lang during this difficult time.

Major Injuries Reported in Merced Motorcycle Accident

Major Injuries Reported in Merced Motorcycle Accident

I’m Ed Smith, a Merced personal injury lawyer. A motorcyclist was involved in an accident with an ambulance in Merced on the night of Saturday, April 14, 2018. Sadly, the biker suffered severe injuries in the collision. The motorcyclist was traveling westbound along 14th Street in the vicinity of V Street at approximately 7:45 pm. At the same time, an ambulance was going northbound along V Street through the intersection at 14th Street while responding to a medical call. The motorcyclist reportedly struck the side of the ambulance, causing him to suffer significant injuries.

Nature of Injuries

Merced County Major Injury Motorcycle Accident

I’m Ed Smith, a Merced personal injury attorney. Officials reported that an East Bay man was involved in a motorcycle accident in Merced County on the afternoon of Monday, April 2, 2018. Unfortunately, the man suffered serious injuries due to the collision.

We hope and pray for a speedy and full recovery for the motorcyclist that suffered significant harm in this tragic accident.

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