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Child Injured in Concord Bicycle Collision

Child Injured in Concord Bicycle Collision

Concord, CA – In Concord on Tuesday, June 13, 2023, a child was taken to the hospital following a collision between a vehicle and a bicycle. The Concord Police Department reported that the incident took place on Cowell Road, just south of Treat Boulevard. The child was transported to Oakland Children’s Hospital for medical attention. At approximately 2:15 p.m., the Concord PD received multiple reports of a large commercial vehicle that had hit a child on a bicycle. The child was riding in the crosswalk when the commercial vehicle turned from Treat onto Cowell and collided with them. The Concord PD Traffic Unit is currently investigating the accident.

Bicycle Accidents 

Unfortunately, 1 million children are hospitalized each year for bicycle-related accidents. In this devastating accident, the family of the child injured should have their investigative teams evaluate all aspects surrounding this collision. This includes:

  • Driver accident history
  • Police accident report
  • Vehicle 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
  • Any video evidence of the crash
  • Evaluation if pavement markings are clear and up to code
  • Evaluation is road signage is clear and up to code
  • Evaluation if crosswalk is located and striped per code
  • All eyewitness accounts of the accident
  • Inspection of the road conditions
  • Vehicle blind spots
  • Driving records
  • Accident history at this intersection
  • Timing of traffic signals

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   

At The Barnes Firm, our experienced and trusted bicycle accident attorneys have helped more than 50,000 clients get the best possible result for their case. 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.   

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