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Los Angeles, CA – Bicycle Crash with Injuries at Wilshire Blvd & S Mansfield Ave

February 17, 2023

Man holding steering wheel in car accident

Los Angeles, CA (February 17, 2023) – A crash involving a bicycle and a motor vehicle was reported in Los Angeles on Thursday, February 16. 

At around 4:27 p.m., the accident took place at the intersection of Wilshire Boulevard and S. Mansfield Avenue. A bicyclist was traveling at the scene when they were struck by an oncoming motorist. EMS vehicles were sighted at the scene, and paramedics were dispatched to provide aid to the injured party. 

The cyclist was then transported to a nearby hospital for additional aid. The identity of the crash victims has been withheld. 

No updates on their conditions have been made public at this time. 

An ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash is in the hands of local authorities. 

Bicycle Accidents in California

Los Angeles, CA - Bicycle Crash with Injuries at Wilshire Blvd & S Mansfield AveRiding a bike is a great way to get around while also liming your carbon footprint. Unfortunately, bikers are more exposed in the event of a serious car accident. According to the most recent statistics on bicycle accidents, 141 cyclists were killed on California roadways last year, and the state is usually first or second in the nation for the total number of fatal bicycle accidents. Between 3 to 4 percent of all fatalities in auto accidents in the state were bicycle-related, exceeding the national average of 2 percent.

Your greatest chance of receiving compensation following your accident is to have a California bicycle accident attorney handle your case. The majority of bikers are aware of the risks associated with bicycle travel and take safety measures to avoid being injured, and nobody anticipates getting into a catastrophic bicycle accident. However, there is little you can do to control the actions of others on the road. A knowledgeable bicycle accident lawyer can guide you through the rehabilitation process and represent you in negotiations with the driver’s insurance provider. 

The attorneys at Wilshire Law Firm are here to help you defend your rights after a serious biking accident. We have years of experience assisting clients who have been injured in a bicycle crash, and our track record speaks for itself. We will investigate the collision, put together a strong case on your behalf, and submit an injury claim to make sure that the at-fault party is held accountable. Our Los Angeles bicycle accident attorneys will keep fighting to make sure justice is achieved. Call our law office at 800-358-1884 for more information on how we can hold the careless driver accountable and help you in your recovery.