1 Hospitalized after Isla Vista Bicycle Accident on Camino del Sur
Isla Vista, California (May 16, 2020) – The California Highway Patrol is investigating a bicycle accident that left one person nursing major injuries on Friday night in Isla Vista.
As per the police logs, the collision occurred in the 800 block of Camino del Sur, shortly after 9:00 p.m., on May 15.
A bicycle collided with a vehicle on the roadway in unclear circumstances said the police.
The cyclist was transported to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital for treatment.
No further details about the crash were immediately available.
An investigation into the crash is underway.
“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.