One of most frequent bicycle accidents on record is a bicycle accident caused by another driver making a left hand turn. Motorists that are make a left turn at any intersection are known to cause a left hand turn accident. Although a cyclist has the right of way too often the motorists does not allows see them and tragically end up being a victim.
The are a couple things that a cyclists can do to prevent being in a crash or accident with a left hand turning vehicle.
- Check to make sure the you and the driver make clear eye contact. It may be difficult to see across the street but you should’nt always assume that they will see you.
- Wear bright colored clothing.
These types of accidents can cause very painful or even fatal injuries. If you are ever in a left turn accident or crash you maybe entitled to compensate for Ijuries, Medical Expenses, Lost Income, Property Damage, Pain and Suffering, and others. Contact The Reinecke Law Firm today to have a free case evaluation directly over the phone at 1 (800)275-8326.