Bicyclist Killed in Kearny Mesa Car Crash
A bicyclist was killed in a tragic bicycle crash that occurred on March 22, 2012, around 7 a.m. at Balboa Avenue over Interstate 805 (I-805). According to San Diego Police Lt. Jerry Hara, the bicyclist was struck and killed while riding his bicycle on the eastbound side of Balboa Avenue by an SUV.
It is believed that due to heavy traffic, the bicyclist was run over by at least two more cars. Traffic investigators spent hours taking measurements at the crash site. It is unclear whether the bicyclist was riding on the shoulder.
In situations such as this one in which a person is the victim of a fatal auto accident, the family members of the victim may benefit from speaking with a knowledgeable San Diego bicycle accident attorney.
An attorney who understands the unique legal issues of passenger fatalities can help the families understand and protect their legal rights to compensation for their loss in a wrongful death claim, including damages for funeral and burial expenses, anticipated future earnings of the decedent, and loss of love, care, and companionship.
Our law office sincerely hopes and prays that the injuries suffered by the victim heal soon.
Ross Jurewitz represents people injured in San Diego County bicycle accidents and is the managing lawyer of the Jurewitz Law Group, a California personal injury law firm dedicated to representing families of people injured or killed in car accidents. If you or a loved one has been killed or injured in a car accident in San Diego due to a negligent driver, please order your free copy of the The Ultimate California Car Accident Book. It is full of helpful information that will help you protect your legal rights and it is free to all California residents.