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Fresno, CA – Aaron Rivera Killed in Bike Accident on N. Cedar Ave

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Fresno, CA (February 11, 2021) – A man who endured serious head injuries when a vehicle collided with his bicycle in central Fresno on Monday, February 8th passed away in the hospital a short while later. 

A report from the California Highway Patrol officers states that at about 2:30 p.m., a bicyclist heading eastbound on North Cedar Avenue in the area of East Brentwood Avenue was struck by a southbound Toyota Camry.

The bicycle collided with the front of the vehicle, throwing the rider up onto its hood. The victim, who has since been identified as 55-year-old Aaron Rivera, a resident of Fresno sustained extremely severe head injuries. 

He was transported via ambulance to a nearby trauma center where he later succumbed to his injuries.

Speed and driver intoxication are not believed to be factors in this incident.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim, Mr. Aaron Rivera, at this time.

Fatal Bicycle Accidents in Fresno

Car crashes are one of the most disastrous events a person can experience. Not only is their day entirely disrupted, but they are frequently left with severe injuries that require extensive hospitalizations and costly medical treatments. 

In California, over 150,000 victims are hospitalized every year due to injuries they sustained in collision-related incidents. The majority of these victims need a trip to the emergency room or are admitted to the hospital for medical treatment. Being forced to undergo emergency surgery and remain in the hospital for days or even weeks is a traumatic experience all on its own. Most crash victims are scared, confused, and not sure of how to begin moving forward after their serious injury accident.

When victims are injured in accidents as a result of the negligence of other motorists sharing the road, it is crucial that they reach out to a car accident attorney in California as soon as possible. Victims may be entitled to compensation to help alleviate the financial burdens they face moving forward. In many cases, accident victims are able to recover compensation to cover both economic and non-economic damages, including:

  • Medical costs
  • Long-term care costs
  • Lost wages/lost earnings
  • Vehicle repair or replacements
  • Pain and suffering
  • Mental anguish
  • Punitive damages
  • And more

In cases where victims lose their lives in accidents, surviving relatives may be entitled to compensation for funeral costs, burial fees, loss of consortium, and various other damages.

At Torem & Associates, our personal injury attorneys in California strive to ensure victims are in the best position possible to move forward after their accidents and reach their immediate and long-term goals. Our attorneys work diligently to protect the legal rights of victims after being injured in preventable accidents. 

If you have been injured in a preventable accident, contact our personal injury attorneys in California at (888) 500-5000 to discuss legal options available for you. Our team is available to meet with you, at your earliest convenience, to discuss legal options available to help you obtain the compensation you need and deserve moving forward.

Note: Our team of writers utilizes secondary sources when creating these posts.  These sources include but are not limited to local news reports, police accident reports, and eyewitness accounts about serious injury accidents in Fresno.  For that reason, the details surrounding the incident have not been independently verified by our team of writers.  If you locate any information that is not correct in our post, please contact our firm right away so that we correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available.  

Disclaimer: Our firm, Torem & Associates, has worked hard to become valued members of the local business community.  We write these posts as a way to bring awareness to the dangers of driving or being a passenger in any type of automobile accident. We hope that through awareness, people will use additional caution when out on the roadways in Fresno and throughout California to prevent being seriously injured in a crash. This post is not intended to be a solicitation for business. The information provided in this post is meant to be informational and is not intended to be misconstrued as legal or medical advice. The photos used in the post are not representative of the actual accident scene. 


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