TULARE, CALIFORNIA (February 13, 2017) – A bicyclist was killed on Monday morning after being struck by a semi truck at the intersection of Houston Avenue and Lovers Lane, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 6:00 am at the intersection of Houston Avenue and Lovers Lane. A bicyclist identified as 80 year old Bonifacio Magana was struck by a 56 year old semi-truck driver in the intersection for unknown reasons.
Emergency medical responders rushed to the scene but tragically confirmed Bonifacio Magana dead of injuries sustained in the accident. The semi-truck driver remained at the scene and was identified as 56 year old Domingo Sustaita. The accident remains under investigation, however initial reports indicate that alcohol and drugs were not factors.
“Police will gather evidence and conduct interviews with the drivers and witnesses to determine liability” said the attorneys from Lexton Law Firm. “Any injured party involved in an accident will have a bodily injury claim against the negligent driver who caused the accident.”
Losing a loved one is an extremely difficult time for any family member or friend affected by a tragedy. If you have lost a loved one due to someone’s negligence, you may have the right to a wrongful death claim against the responsible party. Serving Tulare, San Jose, Los Angeles, and throughout California, Lexton Law Firm strongly encourages anyone who may find themselves in this situation to give us a call today at (877) 541-2111. We will fight hard to obtain the care you deserve and just compensation that you and your family are entitled.