March 15, 2023
Oceanside, CA – Bicyclist Hit, Killed in Crash with Car on El Camino Real
Oceanside, CA (March 15, 2023) – Officials in Oceanside were called to the scene of a fatal accident involving a bicycle on Tuesday, March 14th. The accident occurred around 5:20 p.m. on El Camino Real at the intersection with Mission Avenue.
According to a report from authorities, a man in his 50s was riding his bicycle when he was hit by a car. The victim, whose identity was not immediately released, was pronounced dead at the accident scene. The driver of the car remained at the scene and spoke with authorities. There were no other injuries reported as a result of the accident. The identity of the driver was not released. Motorists were advised to avoid the scene and to find an alternate route of travel if possible.
Following an investigation, police charged the driver with DUI and vehicular manslaughter. He was taken to jail and booked on the charges. Police have not released any further information at this time.
We would like to offer our thoughts and condolences to the family who lost their loved one in the fatal bicycle accident in Oceanside.
Fatal Bicycle Crash in Oceanside
Many Californians enjoy riding bicycles. With warm weather and varying terrain, bicycling is quite a popular activity in our state. However, this does not mean that riding a bicycle is without risks. In fact, hundreds of people are hurt every year when they are involved in bicycle crashes in California. Bicyclists are especially vulnerable to being killed or injured when they are hit by a vehicle. A bicycle offers no protection from the for and impact of an accident. In these cases, the rider absorbs the full force of the collision.
Following an Oceanside bicycle accident, you may have questions regarding your legal rights. If you or a loved one have been affected by a crash that was not your fault, you should seek the assistance of an attorney as soon as possible. Many people make the mistake of trying to handle their cases on their own. This can result in an inadequate settlement. Further, there is an additional burden placed on you as you attempt to navigate the legal system. A skilled and experienced Oceanside bicycle accident attorney will protect your legal rights and take the stress off of you.
Here at Madison Law Group, our bicycle accident attorneys in Oceanside are here to help when you have been injured by someone else’s negligence. We know that serious and fatal accidents affected innocent victims. Our firm strongly believes that all negligent drivers should be held fully accountable for their actions. We always fight relentlessly for our clients, and we will help to ensure that you receive the appropriate compensation under the circumstances.
Our team is standing by to speak with you at any time. We always offer a free consultation and case evaluation for all potential and prospective clients. To schedule your time to speak with an Oceanside bicycle accident lawyer, please reach out to us at the link on our website or give us a call at (310) 201-7676.