Altadena, CA – Bicyclist Hurt in Accident on Rosemead Blvd near Duarte Rd

March 13, 2023

Altadena, CA – Bicyclist Hurt in Accident on Rosemead Blvd near Duarte Rd

Altadena, CA (March 13, 2023) – Just after 8:45 a.m. on March 11, California Highway Patrol was dispatched to a traffic collision in the Altadena area that left one bicyclist injured.

According to officials, a bicyclist was riding in the area of Rosemead Boulevard and Duarte Road during the morning hours. For unknown reasons, they were struck by a white Tesla.

The bicyclist was thrown onto the roadway. Authorities arrived at the crash site and located the bicyclist lane on the road.

The paramedics went to work quickly on treating the bicyclist for their injuries. The victim was then transported to a local hospital for further care. No other injuries were reported as a result of this crash.

The incident is being investigated at this time.

Bicycle Accidents in California

Altadena, CA – Bicyclist Hurt in Accident on Rosemead Blvd near Duarte RdNearly every aspect of your life can be forever changed by a motor vehicle accident. Unfortunately, car accidents occur daily in California, leaving hundreds of people with serious injuries that affect their lives significantly. When people use bicycles at the time of their accidents, they are more likely to suffer severe injuries that require extensive medical treatment. Unfortunately, we see many victims forced into area hospitals where they have to undergo extensive medical treatment for the injuries they suffered. Common injuries reported by bicyclists following accidents include:

  • Trauma to the head.
  • Broken bones and compound fractures.
  • The loss of limbs.
  • Internal organ injuries.
  • Spinal cord injuries.

Unfortunately, bicyclists are often heard in automobile accidents as a result of drivers who are reckless and negligent. Common factors in these accidents include:

  • Drivers who are under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
  • Drivers who are traveling too fast for the weather or road conditions.
  • Drivers who fail to yield to bicyclists.
  • Drivers who open their doors quickly without looking.
  • Drivers who run red lights.

These and other acts of negligence continue to hurt innocent people every day in our state. When bicyclists are heard as a result of motor vehicle accidents, they can file claims for compensation. Seeking guidance from a skilled and fearless legal team can make a big difference when it comes to your ability to protect your legal rights and hold the negligent driver accountable.

The Wilshire Law Firm is truly proud of our impressive track record of successful results. Our team of knowledgeable and fearless personal injury attorneys has recovered over one billion in damages, making our team among the most successful law firms for personal injury victims in California. We prioritize communication and aggressive representation to ensure that our clients receive the justice they deserve. Following your accident, reach out to our California personal injury team at 800-358-1884 for your free consultation so that we can discuss how best we can help you get the justice you seek.