Bonita, CA – Cyclist Collides With Cement Mixer on Sweetwater Rd
Bonita, CA (October 24, 2019) – A 51-year-old man riding a bicycle was critically injured on Thursday, October 24th following a collision with a cement-mixer near Chula Vista Golf Course.
The driver of the cement mixer and the cyclist were both traveling westbound on Sweetwater Road. Upon reaching Briarwood Road, the cement mixer attempted to make a righthand turn and struck the man on the bike.
The incident occurred just before 9:30 a.m.
The injured victim was taken to Scripps Mercy Hospital in San Diego. He is currently being treated for injuries that are classified as major, but non-life-threatening.
The crash is still under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and his family at this time. We hope for a or full recovery.
Bicycle Accidents in Bonita
Several roadways in Southern California have inadequate shoulders or bicycle lanes. Additionally, drivers oftentimes disregard these protected laneways even when they are there. If you or someone you love has been killed or injured in a bicycle-involved accident, we strongly suggest you retain the services of a qualified Los Angeles bicycle accident lawyer. Retaining proper legal representation will help you achieve your desired outcome when you take the liable party to court.
Bicyclists are particularly vulnerable to critical injuries like head trauma, broken bones, spinal cord damage, and lacerations, even when they are wearing proper safety gear. This is especially true in accidents where cars or trucks are involved.
The bicycle accident attorneys at the Los Angeles Injury Group have spent decades assisting victims of California bicycle accidents in recovering the financial losses that they have endured and are entitled to collect according to the law.
If you have been injured in a bicycle accident and would like to have a free consultation with a qualified personal injury attorney concerning your case, then please give us a call at (310) 954-7248 as soon as possible.