Serious Injury Reported in Hit-and-Run Bicycle Collision on Kings Canyon Road near De Witt
FRESNO, CA (September 22, 2023) – On Wednesday night, a collision between a bicycle and a vehicle on Kings Canyon Road resulted in a bicyclist being transported to the hospital with serious injuries.
The incident unfolded shortly before 9:00 p.m., near the intersection of Kings Canyon Road and De Witt.
According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), an initial report indicated that a driver struck a bicyclist in the vicinity and then left the scene.
However, shortly thereafter, the driver was reported to have returned to the location of the incident. Promptly responding to the scene, medical personnel attended to the injured bicyclist and subsequently transported them to a local hospital for treatment of significant injuries.
As of now, the identities of the parties involved and the exact circumstances surrounding the collision remain undisclosed to the public. Law enforcement authorities do not suspect alcohol or drugs to have played a role in the incident. Those with any additional information pertaining to the Kings Canyon Road bicycle collision are urged to contact local authorities promptly.
It is crucial to remember that injuries resulting from bicycle-vehicle collisions can have far-reaching consequences, affecting a person’s physical, financial, and emotional well-being. This underscores the importance of exercising due care and adhering to all traffic laws, whether you are operating a motor vehicle or riding a bicycle. Drivers should remain vigilant and watch out for bicyclists at all times, refraining from engaging in activities that could lead to distraction. Meanwhile, bicyclists should take precautions such as slowing down or yielding when vehicles are turning into their path and making efforts to ensure their visibility through eye contact and hand signals.
It is important to have strong legal representation on your side when injured in a bicycle crash. Reach out to the bicycle accident attorneys at Sweet James today. With 20 years of experience in the field, they know what it takes to help you win your case. Their team understands what you are going through, and they are here to help you seek justice and compensation. Call their office at 1-800-900-0000 for a free and confidential case evaluation. You can reach them 24 hours a day and 7 days a week through email, text, and online chat.
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