San Diego, CA – Man Seriously Hurt in Bicycle Crash on Carmel Rd.

San Diego, CA - Man Seriously Hurt in Bicycle Crash on Carmel Rd.

San Diego, CA (February 14, 2024) – Police in San Diego were called to the scene of a serious bicycle crash on Monday, February 12th. The crash happened 1:30 p.m. on Carmel Creek Road in the Carmel Valley area.

According to an initial report, a 63-year-old man was riding his bicycle when he was hit by car traveling in the 12300 block of the roadway. The vehicle was identified as a 2023 Chevrolet Volt and the driver was identified as a 33-year-old female. The collision occurred when the woman attempted to make a right turn and crossed into the bicycle lane, striking the man. Paramedics arrived at the scene and treated the victim for serious injuries, including a brain hemorrhage and a lacerated kidney. He was taken to a local hospital for further treatment and is listed in stable condition. The man’s identity has not been released at this time.

Police continue to investigate the accident. It is unknown whether any charges will be filed. There is no further information available.

We would like to extend our thoughts and best wishes to the injured victim following this bicycle crash in San Diego. We hope for a complete and speedy recovery.

California Bicycle Crashes  San Diego, CA - Man Seriously Hurt in Bicycle Crash on Carmel Rd.

Bicycle crashes are not as common as other types of accidents in California, however, they can also be very deadly. According to statistics, bicycle accidents account for up to 4% of all traffic fatalities in our state. Bicycle collisions tend to happen very suddenly and unexpectedly and leave victims suffering from serious injuries. Bicyclists have little protection from the force and impact of an accident. To make matters worse, many bicycle accidents could be prevented and are caused by careless and reckless drivers.

If you or a family member have been impacted by a bicycle accident in Southern California, you could have valuable legal rights. This includes the right to receive compensation for your damages, such as:

  • Medical and prescription costs
  • Lost wages
  • Pain and suffering
  • Punitive damages, in some cases

A California bicycle accident is a devastating event but it does not have to define your future. Here at Benji Personal Injury we have dedicated our practice to protecting the rights of injured individuals. Our team has years of experience handling difficult accident claims and we will be in your corner at every step. We know that the accident can turn your life upside down. Our team is here to help ensure that your rights are protected and your future is secure.

If you are looking for a tough and aggressive San Diego personal injury firm, you can count on us to deliver results. We offer free consultations and case evaluations for all potential and prospective clients. There is no financial obligation until we have obtained a recovery on your behalf. Let us help you move forward during this difficult time and fight for the compensation that you deserve. To speak with a San Diego bicycle accident attorney, please reach out to us using our online contact form or give us a call at 866-236-5474.

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