Bicyclist Fatally Struck by Semi in Palm Springs
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A bicyclist was killed after being struck by a semi in Palm Springs early Friday morning. The fatal crash happened on East Ramon Road west of Paseo Dorotea around 4:48 a.m. According to police, the bicyclist was attempting to cross eastbound Ramon Road when he was struck by the semi.

The 49-year-old bicyclist died at the scene. His identity has not yet been released. The semi truck driver remained on the scene and cooperated with authorities. He was not hurt in the crash.

Police are still investigating the crash, but they do not believe alcohol or drugs were involved. East Ramon Road was closed in both directions from Calle Santa Cruz to South Gene Autry Trail until 3:05 p.m.

Not all are bicyclist involved accidents avoidable, but in many cases failure to share the road with a cyclist is to blame for the crash. Follow our 5 safety tips for driving around bicyclists to keep the roads safe for those on two wheels.

“We are heartbroken to hear about another fatal crash in Palm Springs. Drivers need to be aware of bicyclists on the road to keep these tragedies from happening,” 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 a truck accident and want to discuss your legal options, contact us today 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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