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Bicyclist Sustains Serious Injuries in El Dorado Hills Traffic Crash at Avanti and Royal Oaks Drives

El Dorado Hills Major Injury Bicycle Accident at Avanti and Royal Oaks Drives, Sunday Morning

El Dorado Hills, California (June 15, 2020) – A bicyclist was hospitalized at UC Davis Medical trauma Center with serious injuries in a collision with a vehicle at an intersection in El Dorado Hills Sunday morning.

The California Highway Patrol did not immediately establish the circumstances that led to the collision at Avanti, and Royal Oaks drives just about 10:17 a.m.

It was not mentioned whether the driver of the involved car stopped after the wreck and cooperated with the investigation.

No additional information about the mishap was provided.

The CHP is still investigating to determine the cause of the accident.

What to Do At the Accident Scene

Nobody is ever prepared for an accident. However, knowing what to do in case you are involved in the accident is very crucial. The following steps will help you ensure your safety and the safety of others.

  1. Stay at the scene and don’t panic.
  2. Check for injuries and immediately call for an ambulance if anyone is hurt.
  3. Notify the police even if no one is injured. The police will examine the scene and document the accident. At this point, it is important to record accurate information. You can later request a police report.
  4. If the accident is minor, it is advisable to move the vehicles to the shoulder and turn on your vehicle’s hazard lights to ensure the safety of other motorists.
  5. Gather information about the other drivers involved in the accident. Also, talk to witnesses and get their information.
  6. If possible, take photos of the damage to your car and the surrounding area.
  7. Do not admit fault or discuss the accident with anyone. Do not sign any papers unless requested by the police.
  8. Do not leave the accident scene until the police have left.

After leaving the accident scene,

  1. Contact your insurance company as soon as possible.
  2. Get a copy of the accident report from the police.
  3. Get a property damage valuation.
  4. If you were injured in the accident, keep detailed notes of your injuries and track your medical treatment.
  5. Contact a reputable personal injury attorney to protect your rights.
  6. Seek legal advice before you contact your insurer to discuss your car accident claim and compensation for your personal injuries. A qualified attorney will help you recover the maximum amount of damages.
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