Collisions between bicycles and motor vehicles accidents can result in bicyclists suffering impactful injuries. Thus, car vs. bicycle accidents can be very harmful. This is one of the many reasons why it is very important for motorists to exercise appropriate care when driving in areas where bicycles are present.
Recently, a car vs. bicycle accident occurred in California in which a man was injured.
The accident happened last Thursday in Tulare County, California. Reportedly, that evening, an SUV hit a bicyclist on Road 124. The article on the Fresno Bee’s website which reported this story did not mention if it is yet known what specifically caused this collision to occur.
The bicyclist, a 47-year-old man, was thrown from his bicycle as a result of this collision.
The driver of the SUV reportedly did not remain at the scene after this car vs. bicycle accident. Police are in the process of trying to find this driver.
The accident resulted in the bicyclist suffering moderate injuries. According to the above-mentioned Fresno Bee article, the bicyclist was transported to an area hospital after the crash.
As this incident illustrates, car vs. bicycle accidents can result in bicyclists suffering harm.
Thus, one hopes that all motor vehicle drivers in California take all reasonable steps to prevent car vs. bicycle accidents when behind the wheel. This includes obeying all applicable traffic laws and avoiding engaging in reckless conduct when driving. It also includes making sure to practice safe, careful and attentive driving when out on the roads.