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Bicyclist Injured In Rancho Mirage Car Accident By Gerald Ford and Los Alamos

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One Person Injured In Rancho Mirage Bicycle Accident By The Area of Gerald Ford and Los Alamos

Bicyclist Injured In Rancho Mirage Car Accident By Gerald Ford and Los Alamos

RANCHO MIRAGE, CALIFORNIA (March 19, 2023) – A bicyclist was injured in a Rancho Mirage car accident by the area of Gerald Ford and Los Alamos, according to the CHP.

Rancho Mirage police officials are saying that the collision took place around 3:00 p.m. on Friday afternoon. A bicyclist was hit by a vehicle under uncertain conditions.

Photos of the bicycle suggest that it may have been electric or gas powered. Paramedics were called to the scene of the collision in order to help the bicyclist.

They were taken to the hospital with serious injuries. A full investigation into the collision remains ongoing at this time.

Liability For Rancho Mirage Bicycle Accidents

Bicycle accidents have continued to rise in recent years. According to the National Safety Council, “The number of preventable deaths from bicycle transportation incidents increased 16% in 2020 and have increased 44% in the last 10 years, from 873 in 2011 to 1,260 in 2020. At the same time, the number of preventable nonfatal injuries has declined 39%, from 536,412 in 2011 to 325,173 in 2020.” There are a number of factors that could contribute to a bicycle accident.

  • Bicycle accidents are more likely to occur at intersections.
  • Bicycle accidents are more likely to occur at night when visibility is reduced.
  • Bicycle accidents are more likely to occur during periods of inclement weather.

Every driver has a legal obligation to exercise due care in order to avoid hitting bicyclists. If a driver enters a bicycle lane and strikes a bicyclist, this could form the basis of a negligence claim. Any person that is injured in a bicycle accident may have legal recourse through a bodily injury claim. A bicycle accident attorney can examine all of the unique facts of your case and let you know what your legal options are.

Investigating A Riverside County Bicycle Accident

We at TorkLaw extend our best wishes to the person injured in this Rancho Mirage bicycle accident. Any person that may have more information about what happened should reach out to the police. It is our hope that steps are taken to prevent other collisions like this. 

Have you or someone that you care about been injured in a Rancho Mirage bicycle accident? Our team of bicycle accident attorneys are here for you. We care deeply that accident victims are aware of their rights and that those rights are being protected. Whether you just have legal questions or need any type of support after a collision we are here for you. You can reach out to us anytime at (888) 441-4991.

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