Covina, CA (February 2, 2022) – On Monday, January 31, a bicyclist was killed in a fatal bicycle crash involving an officer in Covina.
Azusa Police Department officials confirmed that the accident happened at the intersection of Cienega Avenue and Sunflower Avenue. A bicyclist was traveling near the intersection while an officer on a motorbike was also approaching the intersection from another direction. The two vehicles collided with one another as they entered the intersection.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The cyclist, who has not yet been formally identified, was seriously injured and rushed to the hospital. They were tragically pronounced dead while there. It is not known if the officer was injured.
Due to the severity of the accident, the intersection was blocked in the area for an extended period of time.
No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing. Police will update as more information becomes available.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Because of California’s weather and sights, bicycling is a favorite activity for many within the state. It is estimated that bicycle-related fatalities make up approximately 4% of all fatal accidents within the state of California. These accidents are so often fatal due to the fact that cyclists have no protection from harm in the event of an accident. Something that is so often regarded as an effective and fun exercise method can turn out to be extremely deadly for those involved in accidents. If you have sustained the loss of a loved one in a bicycle accident, you may wonder where you can turn. It is essential that you have legal help on your side at this time.
A wrongful death claim can be a difficult thing to face. This is why, if you have lost a loved one in a bicycle accident, you should speak with a Covina bicycle accident lawyer who has handled these claims in the past. Losing a loved one in a fatal bicycle crash can have a huge impact on every aspect of your life. As you are grieving the loss of your loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. You have options and should speak with a dedicated Covina wrongful death attorney who has your best interests in mind.
At Russell & Lazarus APC, Personal Injury Lawyer, we have diligently assisted those who have lost loved ones in fatal bicycle accidents over the years. As you are coping with these immense losses, you should never have to worry about where you will turn. Our attorneys have years of experience handling these claims. We will help you obtain compensation for a wide array of aspects, including the following:
We are here for you every step of the way as you navigate the complex California legal system. Please do not hesitate to contact a bicycle accident attorney in Covina at (888) 539-3154 for more information on how we can assist you.
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