Bicyclist Killed in Riverside at Center Street and Versailles Place
CHP reported a fatal hit-and-run accident involving a bicyclist in Riverside Wednesday morning.
The incident occurred just before 2 a.m. at the intersection of Cedar Street and Versailles Place.
A passerby called 911 to report the accident and the rider was found off to the side of the road on the ground.
The bicycle was also split in half and located down the street from the body.
At this time it is unclear what led to the crash.
Sadly, the rider died at the scene. Their name has yet to be disclosed.
An active investigation is underway.
Hit-and-run collisions account for almost 6 deaths per day and there is at least one per minute in the U.S.
If your injuries are caused by the negligence of a third party you may be entitled to compensation. In the event of a death, families may be entitled to wrongful death benefits.
It is also important to remember that in the state of California a person involved in a car accident who has sustained injuries has to file a claim within two years of the accident.
Contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111 if you need legal assistance following an accident.