54-Year-Old Man Hurt in Traffic Accident on Pershing Drive

SAN DIEGO, CA (March 18, 2022) – A hit-and-run crash on Florida Drive left a bicyclist injured Sunday evening, police said.

The crash happened at around 10:15 p.m. on Florida Drive near Pershing Drive.

Furthermore, authorities said the 54-year-old man was riding his bike on Florida Drive.

Consequently, a black sedan struck the victim for reasons unknown.

Moreover, according to the officer, the bicyclist was not in the marked bike lane and the sedan driver drove away from the crash scene.

Moreover, as a result of the crash, medical crews transported the cyclist to a hospital with a fractured skull. However, his injuries are not considered life-threatening.

The police are now investigating the crash.

Just like drivers are expected to be responsible and abide by all traffic laws, bicyclists also have to behave reasonably and responsibly. If you’re driving, always look out for bicycle riders at all times. Also, do not engage in any non-driving activity which could turn your attention from the road. For bicyclists, use the bike lane. Slow down or stay out of the way when you see a vehicle that’s about to turn on your way.

If you or a family member has suffered injuries in a hit-and-run crash, then reach out to Sweet James as soon as possible. Let them help you protect your legal rights and pursue compensation. Their seasoned personal injury attorneys will fight by your side and get what you rightfully deserve. Call them today at (800) 975-3435 to speak with an expert legal professional free of charge. Click here to request a police report.

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