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Stop Sign Bicycle Accidents 

Safety should always come first while riding a bike. It is essential to take a look at why accidents happen. An accident can happen at any time, and those involving bicycles can lead to severe injuries. Various types of bicycle accidents can include objects, other vehicles, turning collisions, and even equipment problems. Out of all of these accidents, those involving stop signs are the most common.

Bicycle Rider Seriously Injured in Sacramento Collision 

A bicycle rider suffered serious injuries when she was struck by an SUV on October 22 at the intersection in front of Land Park. Officers with the Sacramento Police Department responded to the call of an injured bicycle rider around 7:40 in the morning along Sutterville Road and Mead Road. The rider was reported to be a 12-year-old female who was transported to UC Davis Medical Center for further evaluation and treatment. The juvenile is listed in stable but critical condition. The driver of the SUV, a 17-year-old, remained at the scene of the accident and was cooperating with the investigators.

Bicyclist Injured in Foothill Farms Accident

A bicyclist suffered a major injury in North Sacramento on July 12th following a crash with a minivan. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported that the collision occurred in the Foothill Farms area shortly after 12:00 p.m. at the intersection of Roseville Road and Elkhorn Boulevard. Heavy traffic made it difficult for first responders and police to arrive at the scene, and the northbound lanes of Roseville Road were blocked due to the accident. At the time, it is unknown if drugs or alcohol contributed to the crash. The bicycle rider was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment and further evaluation.

Sacramento Resident in Rio Linda Fatal Collision

A fatal collision between a bicycle and a minivan occurred in Rio Linda on May 12. It happened at the intersection of Elkhorn Boulevard and Cherry Lane at about 7:20 p.m., according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP) – North Sacramento division. The deceased, who was pronounced dead at the scene, was identified only as a 59-year-old male from Sacramento. The coroner’s office said it will release the name of the bicyclist once the family has been notified. I would like to take this opportunity to offer my condolence to the family and friends of the decedent.

Fleeing Driver Abandons Injured Bicycle Rider

A Sacramento bicycle rider, who was struck by a fleeing driver on April 27, was taken to a local hospital bleeding and unconscious. It was reported by the Sacramento Police Department that the bicyclist had suffered a head injury. The accident occurred at about 2:00 in the morning at T Street and Alhambra Boulevard. The accident investigation is ongoing by local police. However, so far the vehicle has not been identified, and no witnesses to the crash have come forward.

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.