60-Year-Old Man Critically Injured in Bankers Hill Bicycle Crash on West Laurel Street
Bankers Hill, California (July 14, 2019) – A man was injured in a bicycle collision on Saturday afternoon in Bankers Hill, according to the authorities.
The incident happened at about 3 p.m. July 13, in the 600 block of West Laurel Street.
According to San Diego police, a 60-year-old man was riding a bicycle westbound on West Laurel Street at a steep slope when he made a right hand turn and collided with a car. The impact caused the rider to lose control and was ejected as the bike overturned.
Rider Injured in in Bankers Hill Bicycle Crash
The rider was transported to a hospital with life-threatening injuries.
No details were provided on the driver of the car involved.
The San Diego Police Department is investigating the incident.
Every year, several traffic accidents are reported in California. Unfortunately, accidents result in many fatalities and even more injuries. The causes of these traffic accidents range from distracted driving, speeding, drunk driving, reckless driving, bad weather, wrong-way driving and failure to observe traffic laws. It is evident that negligence on the part of motorists is the leading cause of these accidents.
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It is almost impossible to escape injuries in bicycle or motorcycle accidents. Riders are therefore encouraged to wear safety helmets all the time. Helmets save lives by reducing the severity of head injuries in the event of a collision. Should you be involved in a bicycle accident, you are encouraged to report to notify the authorities who will then issue you with a written report of the incident. You are also encouraged to take photos of any injuries you suffer and damages to your bicycle. It is also a good idea to keep copies of any medical records and any related expenses.