KiroTV.com reports that a bicyclist received serious injuries after being hit by a car near the intersection of South Jackson Street and 7th Avenue South in Seattle around 10am. The bicyclist, a man in his 20’s, was taken to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.
Police are currently investigating the accident.
In Washington State, bicyclists have the same rights and responsibilities as drivers of car. (RCW 46.61.755).
Every year about 540,000 bicyclists are taken to emergency rooms with injuries including 67,000 with head injuries. Bicycle vs. car accidents can result in serious injuries including head injuries, broken bones, brain injuries and disfigurement.
If you or a loved one has suffered serious injuries due to a bicycle accident that was not your fault, you need a personal injury attorney because you may be entitled to compensation for your medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, rehabilitation costs and property damage.
Contact The Farber Law Group immediately. We have more than 30 years experience representing people with serious injuries. We handle most cases on a contingent fee basis; that means you pay nothing unless we recover compensation for you.