Bicyclist Struck by a FedEx Van in Oro Grande
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A bicyclist was airlifted to the hospital in Oro Grande Thursday after he was struck by a FedEx van Thursday afternoon. The bicycle accident happened on National Trails Highway just after 12:30 p.m.

According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), a bicyclist traveling south on the shoulder apparently swerved into traffic. The bicyclist was then struck by a FedEx van. Authorities transported the bicyclist to a landing zone at the airport. A helicopter then airlifted the victim to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center for his injuries.

The FedEx driver did not suffer any injuries. He also remained at the scene and cooperated with the investigation. The CHP continues to investigate the bicycle crash.

How to Make the Roads Safer for Bicyclists

Bicycle accidents killed 900 bicyclists and injured 494,000 in 2013. Bicyclists and drivers alike need to practice safe habits on the roads to avoid these accidents. Motorists can help make roads safer for bicyclists by practicing these 5 safety tips for driving around bicyclists.

“Bicycle accidents often have devastating consequences. We’re praying this bicyclist fully recovers from his injuries,” said Attorney Walter Clark, founder of Walter Clark Legal Group.

Our firm has been handling personal injury cases throughout the California Low Desert and High Desert communities for over 30 years. With a 95% success rate, the California personal injury attorneys at Walter Clark Legal Group will fight to hold those responsible for your loss accountable and win compensation to cover medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering. If you have been injured in an auto accident and want to discuss your legal options, contact us today at (760) 777-7777 for a free consultation with an experienced personal injury lawyer. We have offices in Indio, Rancho Mirage, Victorville, and Yucca Valley and represent clients through the entire California Low Desert and High Desert communities.

DISCLAIMER: The Walter Clark Legal Group blog is intended for general information purposes only and is not intended as legal or medical advice. References to laws are based on general legal practices and vary by location. Information reported comes from secondary news sources. We do handle these types of cases, but whether or not the individuals and/or loved ones involved in these accidents choose to be represented by a law firm is a personal choice we respect. Should you find any of the information incorrect, we welcome you to contact us with corrections.

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