On March 17, a 17-year-old driver lost control of his car, jumped a curb and hit a bicyclist head-on on Highland Park Way Southwest. Witnesses reported that the 17-year-old appeared to be racing another car on Highway 99 before he lost control while changing lanes. The teen driver admitted to authorities he was driving approximately 80 mph when he lost control of the car. The bicyclist died from head injuries.
A personal injury attorney can be extremely helpful in these difficult types of situations. The attorney can monitor any ongoing investigations and preserve your rights while you discuss your options.
For more information, please see: Bicyclist killed by car on trail identified.