Mother hospitalized with serious injuries after Carlsbad e-bike crash
CARLSBAD, CA (August 8, 2022) – A mother was in the hospital today with serious injuries after an e-bike crash in Carlsbad with an SUV.
The 35-year-old woman was traveling near the intersection of Basswood Avenue and Valley Street with her 16-month-old daughter when the two collided with a 42-year-old woman in a Toyota 4-Runner around 6 p.m. Sunday, according to the Carlsbad Police Department.
The mother was transported to a local hospital suffering serious injuries. The child did not appear injured, police said, but was also transported as a precaution.
The driver stayed on scene and worked with police.
The accident was under investigation.
[via City News Service]
Liability In Carlsbad Bicycle Accidents
All drivers have a legal obligation to exercise due care in order to avoid hitting bicyclists and other pedestrians. According to California Vehicle Code 21200, “A person riding a bicycle or operating a pedicab upon a highway has all the rights and is subject to all the provisions applicable to the driver of a vehicle by this division, including, but not limited to, provisions concerning driving under the influence of alcoholic beverages or drugs, and by Division 10.” There are number of common causes of motorcycle accidents including:
- Distracted driving
- Driver fatigue
- Prescription drug use
- Inclement weather
The family of any victim that died in a car accident may be able to seek justice through a wrongful death claim. Damages in a civil claim can help cover lost wages, medical bills and funeral expenses. It is extremely important that evidence is properly preserved and protected after an accident. A wrongful death attorney can examine all of the facts of your case and let you know what your legal options are.
Investigating A Carlsbad e-Bike Crash
We at Accident News Now extend our well wishes to the mother and daughter hurt in this crash and a speedy recovery to them both. Any person that may have seen what happened should reach out to police as they continue their investigation. There needs to be a thorough investigation for the sake of all who have lost so much.
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