Thousands of Californians injury riding their bicycle each day. Whether it is for pleasure, exercise, or an inexpensive form of transportation, bicycling continues to gain in popularity. As such, more and more bicyclists are on the roads in and around Fresno and the Central California Valley area. As you enjoy riding this summer, remember these
Are you riding your bicycle to work to save money, protect the environment, or stay fit? If so, you are not alone. More people are choosing this inexpensive means of transportation to get to and from work. Unfortunately, many drivers do not pay enough attention when driving to avoid causing a bicycle crash. Bicyclists must take precautions to help reduce the risk of being injured in a Fresno bicycle accident. If a driver caused you to be injured in a crash, call our office at 1-800-954-4444 for a free consultation with an experienced Fresno bicycle accident attorney.
According to The Fresno Bee, the driver who struck and killed a Clovis cyclist in April has not been charged. Clovis Police Chief Matt Basgall stated the case is not dormant as the investigation into the circumstances of this unfortunate death continues. Chief Basgall said it could take another three to four weeks before information is reviewed by an expert witness and a decision is made by the Distract Attorney whether to file felony charges against the driver. Patrick TeNyenhuis died after he was struck while riding his bicycle on Shaw Avenue east of Leonard Avenue during the early morning hours. The driver of the Toyota sedan who rear-ended TeNyenhuis’ bicycle remained at the scene of the accident but was later released without charges being filed.