Person Seriously Injured in Santa Cruz County Bicycle Accident on Highway 9 near California Drive
Santa Cruz County, California (January 23, 2020) – A bicyclist was struck and seriously injured by a truck Thursday afternoon in Ben Lomond, Santa Cruz County, authorities said.
The bicycle accident took place at around 5:44 p.m. in the 10233 block of Highway 9 near California Drive.
Authorities said the bicyclist was hit by a white Mitsubishi truck on Highway 9 for undetermined reasons.
The bicycle rider was taken to a hospital with major injuries, including a broken left arm. The name and current condition of the victim were not immediately disclosed.
The operator of the truck stopped at the scene and cooperated with the authorities.
An investigation into the crash is underway.
According to Arin Khodaverdian, the Managing Partner and CEO Alpine Law Group, a separate investigation by an experienced attorney is necessary so as clearly uncover the circumstances surrounding the collision. “An attorney will also help the victim to navigate all the legal processes in pursuit of fair compensation and justice. Car accident claims are rarely straightforward, and, regardless of the circumstances involved, liable insurance companies will often do everything possible to limit their out-of-pocket expenses by either devaluing or outright denying your claim. It is crucial, therefore, that you have an experienced attorney on your side,” said Arin.