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Bicyclist Killed at New Jersey Intersection

East Brunswick, NJ – Luis H. Loaiza-Cañas was riding his bicycle when he was hit and killed by a vehicle on Tuesday, May 24, 2022, around 6 a.m. The crash happened at the corner of Milltown Road and Old Bridge Turnpike.  

Loaiza-Cañas was pronounced dead at the scene. The investigation into this crash is ongoing.  

Bicycle Accidents 

Unfortunately, over 1,000 bicyclists die in crashes each year. In this horrible accident, the family of the victim should have their investigative team evaluate all aspects surrounding this collision. This includes: 

  • Police accident report  
  • Driver accident history  
  • Any testing of driver for drugs and alcohol  
  • Any history of driver with drugs and alcohol  
  • Phone and texting records of the driver  
  • All eyewitness accounts of the accident  
  • Inspection of roadway conditions  
  • Timing of traffic signals 
  • Video from restaurant or gas station on this corner 
  • Accident history on this road  
  • Evaluation if road is striped per code 

Automobile drivers have the responsibility to drive in a safe and attentive manner and always be aware of bicyclists.  

Bicycle Accident Attorneys

As one of America’s largest injury law firms, The Barnes Firm has helped many clients injured in bicycle accidents and have found that some common causes include: 

  • A car turning directly in front of a bicyclist   
  • A vehicle entering the street from a driveway or parking lot   
  • Driver distracted by their phone   
  • Driver fails to yield at an intersection (running a stop sign or traffic light)   
  • Driver not paying attention while driving near a bicyclist  
  • Driver under the influence of alcohol or drugs   

Our experienced and trusted bicycle accident attorneys have helped thousands of people injured in bicycle accidents get the best result possible. From the first phone conversation through to the final settlement, the team of attorneys at The Barnes Firm will work hard for you every step of the way.

Call (800) 800-0000 today for a FREE case evaluation. It could be the best call you make.   

Location of Crash – Milltown Road and Old Bridge Turnpike

Milltown Road and Old Bridge Turnpike.

 

 

 

 

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