- March 28, 2022
- Barnes Admin
Sylmar, CA – Two children, a 12-year-old boy and an 8-year-old girl, were transported to the hospital with serious head injuries on Sunday, March 27,2022, afternoon after an automobile collided with their bicycle. The crash happened around 4:30 p.m. on West Bombay Street. At least one child was riding the bicycle.
The cause of the crash is under investigation.
Unfortunately, 1 million children are hospitalized each year for bicycle-related accidents. In this devastating accident, the families of the children injured should have their investigative teams evaluate all aspects surrounding this collision. This includes:
- Police accident report
- Driver accident history
- Any testing of driver for alcohol or drugs
- Any history of driver with alcohol or drugs
- Phone and texting records of the driver
- All Eyewitness accounts of the accident
- Evaluation of why there is no crosswalk on this intersection
- Accident history on this road
- Inspection of road conditions and signage
- Any video evidence of the crash
Bicycle accidents can happen anywhere at any time, but most bicycle accidents can be traced back to an inattentive driver.
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 the most common causes include:
- A car turning directly in front of a bicyclist
- A vehicle entering the street from a driveway or parking lot
- Driver fails to yield at 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
- Driver distracted by their phone
At The Barnes Firm, our experienced and trusted bicycle accident attorneys have helped more than 50,000 clients 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 – West Bombay Street