Tulare, CA – Bicyclist Killed in Terra Bella Accident on Avenue 88
|Tulare County, California (October 25, 2018) – A 15-year-old girl was killed Wednesday afternoon in a traffic accident in Terra Bella, according to The California Highway Patrol. The deadly accident transpired at approximately 3:00 pm on Wednesday, October 24th, on Avenue 88 near Road 256. At this time, no detailed information concerning the identities of the people involved in the crash has been revealed.
The initial police report indicates, the girl was riding her bicycle on Avenue 88 when she ran a red light and drove into the path of an unidentified car. The driver of the unidentified vehicle did attempt to stop at the time of the collision. Sometime later, emergency crews were dispatched to the scene and rendered aid to the injured bicyclist. The injured girl was rushed to Kaweah Delta Hospital to evaluate the injuries she sustained upon impact. sadly, she succumbed to her injuries and died at the hospital. According to investigators, the girl was not wearing head protection.
The fatal accident remains under investigation. As more evidence continues to surface, more information will be available to the public.
Fatal Pedestrian Accident in Tulare
We extend our most heartfelt prayers and our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the 15-year-old deceased victim. We wish you strength and peace of mind during your time of sorrow.
Pedestrian laws require drivers to control their speeds and stop to allow pedestrians to cross the roads whether in marked or unmarked crossing areas. The authorities are still investigating to find out if the victim was in a safe zone along the road when this tragic accident took place.
Based on the information provided in the initial report, many issues surrounding this fatal accident have not been resolved. As part of the ongoing investigation, forensic teams will inspect the vehicle, and examine photos of the crash site to rule out any possibility of mechanical issues.
If you or a loved one has been in an accident resulting in injury or fatality, you may have the right to file a wrongful death lawsuit against the negligent party. Through legal intervention, you could receive compensation for funeral expenses, the tragic loss of a loved one, or other unfortunate circumstances.
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