Glendora, CA – Elderly Bicyclist Killed in Severe Traffic Collision
Glendora, CA (September 19, 2018) – In Glendora, an elderly bicyclist was killed in a traffic collision that happened in the area of Bonnie Cove and Juanita Avenue. The accident happened Sunday morning, September 16, around 8:59 a.m.
Police said that, at the time, a 92-year-old man was riding on his bicycle when he was suddenly struck at the intersection. The bicyclist entered into the intersection, which is when he was immediately hit by the SUV.
The man was then taken to the Pomona Valley Hospital where he died due to his injuries late Monday night. His family has been notified but his name has not yet been released.
The driver of the SUV remained at the scene and cooperated with police. Police say that there is no traffic light at the intersection where the accident took place.
Glendora Bicycle Accident
Police continue to investigate this serious accident at this time. We wish to extend our prayers and sincerest thoughts to the family members and friends of the bicyclist who lost his life in this horrific accident.
Bicyclists are at particular risk on our roadways due to the fact that they are not offered many protections from other drivers on our roads. Therefore, if a driver struck your loved one in one of these serious accidents and they died as a result, you might have options when you are filing a claim. You may be eligible to file a wrongful death claim in California, which will help you and your family on many financial levels during this extremely difficult time in your life. We hope that it will also help you find piece as you all recover.
One of the things that you must know is that wrongful death claims can be very complex and involve a variety of laws that you might not be familiar with, which is why you should never handle your claim alone. You should always speak to an attorney as soon as possible so that you don’t miss out on any rights. Let us help you at the Los Angeles Injury Group. We are waiting to hear from you at 310-954-7248.