Pedestrian and Bicyclist Injured In Two Traffic Accident
Posted By Meyerkord & Meyerkord, LLC
accidents in San Diego left a pedestrian and a bicyclist seriously injured. According
to police, a pedestrian was injured after he was hit by a car Monday night
in Spring Valley. The California Highway Patrol says the accident happened
around 7:39 p.m. on Jamacha Road, JUST west of the State Route 125. A
driver struck the man as he was walking on the on-ramp. Officials say
the pedestrian was taken to the hospital and suffered hip, kidney, and
head injuries. Police say the driver stayed at the scene of the accident
and will not be charged.
An hour later, a bicyclist was injured after being hit by a car in City
Heights. According to the San Diego Police Department, the bicycle accident
happened on 47th Street and University Avenue at around 8:49 p.m. Officials
say the 27-year-old male bicyclist was southbound on 47th Street when
he was struck by an eastbound vehicle on University Avenue. Police believe
the accident was caused when the bicyclist failed to stop at a stop sign.
The man was thrown from his bike and he suffered a broken femur and is
recovering at Scripps Mercy Hospital. Police say the driver of the vehicle,
a woman, did stay on the scene and no charges will be filed.
Thousands of accidents just like these happen every day across the Nation.
If you are among the thousands that are injured in traffic accidents in
the U.S. and you think you have a personal injury claim,
contact Meyerkord and Meyerkord, LLC.