Irvine, CA (July 11, 2020) – Authorities in Irvine have reported a fatal collision between a motor vehicle and a bicyclist that took place on Saturday morning, July 11th. It happened at or near the Jeffrey Road on-ramp to the I-405 Freeway at around 9:43 a.m.
Officers stated that an unidentified bicyclist was hit in the area but few details have been reported at this time. Emergency crews arrived at the scene where they transported the severely injured party to a nearby hospital. The victim was pronounced deceased a short time later.
The events that led to this incident are currently being investigated. Police officials have not released any further information.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the victim at this time.
Fatal Bicycle Accidents in Orange County
In 2014, a total of 13,038 cyclists were hurt in collisions with vehicles all across the state of California. Like anywhere else, bicycle accidents in Orange County are inclined to be extremely severe due to the defenselessness of victims but also because of distracted or otherwise reckless drivers. Many accidents are triggered by no fault of the victim, and knowing that you may have significant rights protected by law can be the first step toward full recovery.
At Beckerman Anderson, our talented and compassionate Orange County wrongful death attorneys know what it means to have your life drastically impacted by a negligent party. Our attorneys are proud to work on behalf of those who have wrongfully suffered by no fault of their own. If you have lost a loved one because of the actions of an inattentive driver, please don’t hesitate to contact our Orange County accident attorneys today at (949) 474-2254.
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