Victims who have suffered harm in a bicycle accident may find that they could benefit from help with the physical, financial and emotional damages that may accompany a bicycle accident. A bicyclist was recently seriously injured when she was struck by a dump truck that was exiting a construction site. The Gainesville woman was transported to the hospital in serious condition. The 49-year old victim was travelling north on the north shoulder sidewalk when the dump truck, travelling south, attempted a right turn and struck her. The dump truck struck the bicycle, knocking the victim to the ground. The dump truck's tires then ran over the woman's left leg. According to authorities, charges are pending further investigation. The dump truck is owned by a construction company.
Bicycle accidents can lead to serious injuries, medical expenses and the possibility of long-term medical care. Bike crashes can be both devastating and debilitating for victims and, depending on the circumstances, bike accidents can lead to broken bones and other serious injuries. Because of the obvious size disparity between bicycles and vehicles they often share the roadways with, victims can suffer serious injuries and damages.