Bicyclist Injured in Collision with Vehicle in Ballard
A woman was knocked off of her bicycle and suffered minor injuries after being struck by a vehicle in Ballard Wednesday afternoon. The biker, a woman in her 30s, was wearing a helmet but sustained minor injuries to her face. Police say that the driver of the car was attempting to turn right onto 8th Ave NW and struck the bicyclist, knocking her from her bicycle.
Though the injuries were minor, responders took extra precautions by giving her a c-collar and placing her on a backboard before loading her into the emergency vehicle. She was taken to Swedish Medical Center in Ballard to be treated for her injuries. The driver of the car was cited at the scene of the incident and released.
Bicycle Accident Statistics
Head injuries account for approximately 60 percent of all bicycle-related fatalities.
In 2009, 630 bicyclists were killed and approximately 51,000 were injured in the United States.
70 percent of all bicyclist deaths in the United States occur in urban areas.
Seattle Bicycle Accident Attorneys
The attorneys at Davis Law Group have handled a number of high profile bicycle accident cases. We work closely with the criminal prosecutor to make sure that all avenues, both criminal and civil, are being pursued. If you have been the victim of a bicycle accident in Washington State, contact the attorneys at Davis Law Group today by calling 206-727-4000.
Statute Of Limitations
The Statute of Limitations (SOL) is a law that sets a strict limit on the amount of time that an accident victim has to file a legal claim or action in order to recover financial compensation for their injuries, lost wages, medical bills, etc.
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