Person Injured in Valencia Bicycle Accident on Newhall Ranch Road near Gateway Village
Valencia, California (March 20, 2020) – A bicyclist was injured Friday morning in a traffic accident in Valencia, authorities said.
The crash was reported at about 10:45 a.m. on Newhall Ranch Road near Gateway Village.
According to the authorities, the bicyclist was hit by a car on the roadway for unknown reasons.
Firefighters along with the paramedics responded to the scene and rendered aid to the injured cyclist. The patient was then taken to a nearby hospital in unknown condition.
No further details about the accident were immediately given.
The cause of 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.