Rialto, CA – One Person Critically Injured in Bicycle Accident
Rialto, CA (October 3, 2018) – One person was critically injured in a bicycle accident that happened on Bohnert Avenue on Friday, September 28. The victim was identified as Andy Welch.
Welch has since been in a medically induced coma since the tragic accident. At the time of the accident, he had been riding his bicycle west on Bohnert Avenue toward Linden Avenue. After being struck by a vehicle, he was lying in the road with severe injuries. He was immediately taken to the hospital for repair of an intestinal rupture.
The driver of the vehicle that struck him did not stop to render aid and fled the scene. At this time, authorities are gathering information so that they can locate the driver.
Rialto Bicycle Accident
If a loved one has been seriously injured or incapacitated due to an accident, you might have to bring a claim on their behalf. Luckily, you have a variety of options for ensuring that a variety of bills are taken care of to pay for aspects like medical bills, lost wages, and more.
Police will come to the scene of the accident to make initial determinations on the accident and attempt to find out who is liable for the crash. In accidents involving bicyclists, there is always a good chance that the driver who is responsible for the accident was not paying attention to the roadways or looking out for bicyclists, who are extremely vulnerable parties on our roads.
You have the right to stand up for the rights of your loved one when they are unable to do so themselves. We want to help you compensate for a variety of aspects and move forward during this difficult time at the Los Angeles Injury Group. Call us today for more information at 310-954-7248.