Bicyclist Suffers Injuries after Struck by Sedan on Bay Boulevard in Chula Vista
CHULA VISTA, CA (December 21, 2021) – A bicyclist was injured in an accident on Bay Boulevard in Chula Vista on Sunday morning.
The accident happened around 7:00 a.m. on December 19 near H Street. According to the Chula Vista Police Department, the bicyclist was riding south on Bay Boulevard in the middle of the traffic lane when a gray Toyota Corolla struck him from behind.
The impact of the crash caused injuries on the bicyclist. Paramedics took him to a local hospital for treatment.
There is a bike lane on Bay Boulevard but that it was cluttered with tree debris from a recent storm, police said. The city has arranged for a street sweeper to clear the bike lane.
Police said there was a misunderstanding between the two when the Corolla driver came across the cyclist and went to overtake him, leading to the crash.
Further investigation is underway.
Always be on the lookout for bicyclist when driving. When approaching an intersection, reduce your speed and pay attention to your surroundings. Scan the roads and prepare yourself to yield.
It is important to have strong legal representation on your side when injured in a bicycle accident. Reach out to the pedestrian accident attorneys at The Law Offices of Daniel Kim today. Our legal team understands what you are going through and will help you seek justice and compensation. Call us at (800) 895-7199 for a free and confidential case evaluation. You can reach us 24 hours a day and 7 days a week if you have questions. If you need a copy of the police report, our team can also help you get one. Your case is our priority, so you can focus on things that matter.