1 Killed in Goleta Bicycle Accident on Calle Real and Daffodil
Goleta, California (April 27, 2020) – Authorities are investigating a Sunday night bicycle accident that killed one person in West Goleta.
The fatal accident occurred near Calle Real and Daffodil, at about 9:55, on April 26.
A bicycle was for unknown reasons struck by a car on the roadway, said the police.
Following the mishap, the cyclist was declared dead at the scene.
No further information about the crash was immediately available.
The crash remains under investigation.
“Far too many bicycle collisions are caused by the carelessness or recklessness of other motorists. Sadly, when this occurs, motorcyclists are the ones who tend to suffer the vast majority of injuries”, according to Arin Khodaverdian, Managing Partner and CEO Alpine Law Group. Under California’s rule of comparative negligence, a victim may be able to collect compensation for injuries and other damages even if you were partly at fault for the accident.