Californians are so lucky. We have beautiful scenery and wonderful weather almost all year.
It's no wonder people like to get out and bike. When an individual gets on and begins peddling, he or she usually thinks of the fun, the fresh air, and the scenery. One of the things the bicyclist is probably not thinking about is the danger lurking around the next corner.
Did you hear about the 17-year old boy who suffered critical injuries in a hit-and-run accident recently? The driver collided into the bike and then fled the scene - leaving this young lying in the street.
According to California Vehicle Code Section 20001(a), "It is illegal to leave the scene of an injury or fatal crash. Motorists must stop immediately and remain at the scene of the crash - help the victim is possible."
I wish the young victim a complete and speedy recovery. I also hope the hit-and-run driver is found and brought to justice by being held accountable for his or her actions.
If you or a loved one is injured in a bicycle accident, you may want to speak to a personal injury attorney as soon as possible. Peach & Weathers, the personal injury attorneys for San Bernardino and Riverside counties will help recover past and future medical expenses, pain and suffering and lost wages. Get in touch with one of experienced attorneys and see the difference in how your case is handled.