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San Bernardino, CA – Bicyclist Struck by Vehicle on Mentone Ave near Garnet Ave

February 17, 2023

Man holding steering wheel in car accident

San Bernardino, CA (February 17, 2023) – A bicyclist was transported to a local hospital for the treatment of injuries after being struck by a vehicle in front of the World Famous Jerky on Mentone Avenue on February 16.

Just after 5:00 p.m., a bicyclist was riding in the area of Mentone Avenue and Garnet Avenue when they were struck by a gray SUV. The bicyclist sustained injuries in the accident.

AMR responded to the scene to provide care to the cyclist. The victim was then transported to Redlands Community Hospital for further care.

The California Highway Patrol is currently investigating the accident.

Bicycle Accidents in California

San Bernardino, CA – Bicyclist Struck by Vehicle on Mentone Ave near Garnet AveMotor vehicle crashes are often devastating. This is particularly true when bicyclists are involved. Bicyclists are very vulnerable and more likely to suffer severe injuries as a result of crashes. This is especially true when drivers are traveling at a high rate of speed or traveling in large SUVs or commercial trucks. Bicyclists, like pedestrians, are likely to suffer severe trauma to the head, severe spinal cord fractures, and even compound fractures.

The unfortunate truth is that bicycle accidents are often devastating. The consequences are far-reaching and have an overwhelming impact on the lives of victims. If you have the unfortunate experience of being hurt as a result of a bicycle accident, you should reach out to a bicycle accident lawyer immediately. You may be able to file a claim for compensation against the driver who is responsible.

It is important that you understand that even if you share part of the fault for the accident, you may still be able to recover financial compensation. Your award for compensation may be reduced by the amount of fault you share. For this reason, It is important that you seek the assistance of a personal injury lawyer as soon as possible. An attorney will be able to help guide you through the legal process, gather evidence on your behalf, and prove that the defendant is at fault.

At Wilshire Law Firm, we have decades of experience helping Californians who have been harmed in accidents due to the negligence of others. Our team is here to help you get justice after your bicycle accident. We will do whatever it takes to make sure justice is served on your behalf and that you get the best possible outcome for your case. Get started today by scheduling a free consultation with our award-winning team of personal injury lawyers. Our team can be reached by calling 800-358-1884 at your earliest convenience to get started.