On November 30, 2022, a boy suffered serious head injuries in a bicycle accident involving a Chevrolet Traverse in Menifee, CA. Let’s explore the details of the incident with Ehline Law and our bicycle personal injury attorneys.
On December 1, 2022, the Menifee 24/7 Facebook page, which provides the latest news in Menifee, CA, including deals, new restaurants, and more, broke the news of a boy involved in a severe bicycle accident.
The boy was riding his bicycle eastbound on Newport Road’s north sidewalk when suddenly he turned southbound on Westlink Drive. According to the Menifee police, the accident occurred at 4 PM when the boy entered an intersection after running a stop signal and got hit by a Chevrolet Traverse.
Riverside County Fire Department officials were the first to arrive at the accident scene and immediately transported the injured boy to a trauma center for serious head injuries.
According to the police investigators, the driver remained at the accident scene for further questioning. There were no signs of alcohol or drugs involved, and the police are asking anyone who witnessed the accident to come forward.
The media reported a similar incident like the one mentioned above that occurred in Menifee, CA, in 2012 when a boy riding a bicycle who was not wearing a helmet ran a stop signal on Antelope Road and suffered severe injuries after getting hit by a passing car.
In the “boy injured in bicycle accident on Newport Road in Menifee” incident, the boy’s parents may be able to recover compensation for wrongful death if the other party was also negligent.
It could be possible that the accident was preventable, but the driver was distracted, resulting in the boy’s death. Perhaps, the bicycle’s brakes failed, causing the boy to run a stop light.
An impartial investigation can further reveal the events leading to the accident and determine the liable parties if there are any.
Many law firms are advertising their services, but it is essential for grieving families to only reach out to reputable and caring personal injury attorneys to ensure a stress-free experience.
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the U.S. General Accounting Office reviewed more than 46 different studies on motorcycle helmets and helmet laws and found the following:
After suffering injuries in a bicycle accident, it is crucial to protect your rights by securing the legal services of a reputable personal injury firm. Visit our website to learn more about bicycle accidents and how to protect your personal injury case.
If you lost a loved one in an accident due to another’s negligence, contact us at (833) LETS-SUE for a free consultation with our experienced personal injury attorneys.
Michael is a managing partner at the nationwide Ehline Law Firm, Personal Injury Attorneys, APLC. He’s an inactive Marine and became a lawyer in the California State Bar Law Office Study Program, later receiving his J.D. from UWLA School of Law. Michael has won some of the world’s largest motorcycle accident settlements.