Articles Tagged with Sacramento Bicycle accident lawyer

Sacramento Bicyclist Injury at Intersection

A Sacramento bicyclist injury occurred on January 2 at the intersection of Bowling Drive and Florin Road in front of Southgate Plaza. According to the police report, the accident happened shortly after 6:00 p.m. when an older man driving a Nissan SUV was involved in a collision with the woman on the bike. The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene of the accident and waited for officers with the California Highway Patrol (CHP) to arrive at the scene.

Sacramento Bicyclist Major Injury

A Sacramento bicyclist major injury occurred on December 24 along Elkhorn Boulevard eastbound just west of Don Julio Boulevard shortly before 9:00 in the morning. According to the individual who reported the accident, a bicycle rider was down on the ground and not moving. The cyclist apparently suffered major injuries and was transported to a hospital for treatment, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP) report. It is unknown at this time the identity or medical condition of that person. No information was provided about the driver of the vehicle who struck the pedestrian or the circumstances of the crash.

Femoral Artery Transection Following Bicycle Accidents

Femoral Artery Transection Following Bicycle Accidents

Femoral Artery Transection Following Bicycle Accidents – Many people view learning how to ride a bike as a rite of passage, and many say that once you learn how to ride a bike, you never forget. Unfortunately, many people also sustain serious injuries in bicycle accidents, particularly those who have an accident involving a pedestrian or a motor vehicle. According to some of the statistics that have been published by the Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center:

Sacramento Bicycle Accident Causes Major Injuries

Sacramento Bicycle Accident Causes Major Injuries

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento bicycle accident lawyer. A serious collision in Sacramento on August 1 resulted in life-threatening injuries to a bicyclist when the person was struck by a hit-and-run truck. Authorities with the Sacramento Police Department had to shut down Folsom Boulevard from State University Drive to 65th Street to investigate the crash site. Motorists were advised to use different routes. It is unknown at this time what the bicycle rider’s condition is or whether the driver of the truck has been apprehended.

Bicycle Safety Promoted in Sacramento

Bicycle Safety Promoted in Sacramento

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento bicycle accident lawyer. As Sacramento residents are aware, there are many ongoing street projects aimed at improving convenience and safety for bicycle riders as well as pedestrians. Funding for Sacramento projects is through the gasoline tax, grants, and the Measure A sales tax. However, even though bicyclists have specified lanes in which to ride, negligence still plays a role in accidents.

Guide to Preventing Bicycle Accidents and Injuries in Sacramento

Guide to Preventing Bicycle Accidents and Injuries in Sacramento

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento bicycle accident lawyer. Many individuals in Sacramento and other areas around the city are choosing bicycles for exercise, commuting and as a source of economical transportation. As the bicycle community is growing, so are the number of accidents. Cyclists have the same right to share the road as their counterparts driving an assortment of motor vehicles. Yet, many drivers do not know or obey the rules designed for the safety of all those on the roads. Let’s take a look at the rights and responsibilities of cyclists, how accidents happen and how cyclists can stay safe.

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Bicyclist Killed in Sacramento on Route 160

I’m Ed Smith, a bicycle accident lawyer in Sacramento. A crash along California State Route 160 on January 20 claimed the life of a bicycle rider. The drivers of two vehicles that struck the bicyclist stayed at the accident scene and were cooperating with police investigators.

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Poor Sidewalk Maintenance Can Cause Bicycle Accidents

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento bicycle accident lawyer. Bicycle accidents due to road and sidewalk hazards happen, leaving the accident victim with injuries and high medical bills. The responsible party when a bicyclist is injured depends on the location where the accident happened.