Rowley, IA – Critical Injuries After Bicycle Accident on Quasqueton AveDes Moines Accident News
Rowley, IA (July 29, 2021) – There were critical injuries reported in the aftermath of a collision involving a bicycle in the Rowley area on Wednesday, July 28.
Local reports revealed that the incident occurred at the 2800 block of Quasqueton Avenue in Buchanan County. Emergency responders were sent to the scene at around 8:10 a.m. that morning. Officials from the Buchanan County Sheriff’s Office were called to the scene of a crash involving a bicycle and a passenger car.
The injured cyclist was flown from the scene by LifeGuard Air ambulance. They were then transported to the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics for further treatment. The site was closed for some time while emergency response units were present. The identities of the involved parties have not been released at this time.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the collision is being managed by local law enforcement officials. Additional details will be released as the inquiry continues.
We wish the injured party a speedy recovery. If we can assist with the recovery, please contact the firm.
Bicycle Collisions in Iowa
The number of bicycle deaths has grown by approximately 36% since 2010. At the moment of impact, almost 62% of riders killed in 2019 were not wearing helmets. Bicyclists have minimal protection, putting them in danger of serious injury if they are hit by a car. In 2018, 843 cyclists were killed in car incidents in the United States.
In 2019, nearly 90% of cycling fatalities involved people ages 20 and over. In fact, bicycle deaths in this range have increased by roughly 29% since 1975. After a serious bicycle accident, injured parties should consult a qualified personal injury attorney in Iowa in order to pursue deserved compensation via a personal injury claim.
You’ll need a legal practice that specializes in bicycle injury cases because not all personal injury lawsuits are the same. A skilled Iowa bicycle accident lawyer may be necessary for situations involving serious injuries or wrongful death, as these claims are among the most intricate and difficult to win on your own.
Lombardi Law Firm is committed to assisting clients who have suffered significant injuries as a result of a bicycle or pedestrian accident, including bringing the at-fault person responsible. Do not allow a large insurance company to take advantage of you after you have been unfairly injured in a cycling accident.
Pedestrians and cyclists can be killed or injured by motorists, and this happens often on Iowa roadways. You will need skilled legal counsel if you’ve been hit by a reckless or negligent motorist since it’s frequently the only way to receive the compensation you deserve. Bicycle accident personal injury lawsuits in Iowa can be difficult to prove, and the driver will nearly always try to blame the victim. Because these drivers seldom accept responsibility for their actions, the insurance company will do everything possible to deny your claim.
Call our offices now at 515-222-1110 to speak with an experienced Iowa personal injury lawyer about your situation.
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