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Santa Ana, CA (March 20, 2020) – Authorities responded to a collision on Friday morning, March 20th, where a bicyclist ended up pinned beneath a pickup truck in Santa Ana. The accident was reported at the intersection of French Street and Civic Center Drive.
According to workers with the Orange County Fire Authority, a pickup truck hit an unidentified person on a bicycle, trapping the victim underneath the vehicle. Responders lifted the truck off the bicyclist and transported the wounded victim to a nearby hospital.
The present condition of the victim was not reported as no further details have been released. Police are investigating the events that led to this incident.
Our thoughts are with the victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
According to reports, a majority of bicyclists who were fatally struck by vehicles were found to be males over the age of 40. Irrespective of gender and age, however, bicycle accidents in California are commonly prone to ending with deadly injuries due to the defenselessness of the victim, as well as the actions of negligent motorists. Severe accidents can take place at just about any time, leaving victims and their families with extreme pain and suffering alongside high and unjust expenses.
At The May Firm, our accident attorneys are committed to holding negligent and blatantly criminal drivers accountable for the devastation they cause. If you have been injured or lost a family member in a bicycle accident because of a reckless, criminal, or otherwise negligent driver, please don’t hesitate to call (844) 629-3476 or leave us a message to schedule a free consultation today.
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Disclaimer: Our firm is providing this post for general information and to help the public avoid similar situations, but also prepare them should they find themselves a victim. We strive to honor those who have been victims of accidents in the state of California. Victims should seek assistance from legal or medical professionals and not view this post as any type of legal or medical advice. The photos depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.
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