News: National City cyclist hit by car, suffers life-threatening injuries

NATIONAL CITY, CA – A cyclist is in critical condition after being struck by a car in National City on Monday morning, according to the San Diego Union-Tribune. 

The victim, a 42-year-old man, was struck near the intersection of R Avenue and East Fifth Street around 6:30 a.m.

The victim was rushed to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. Further updates on his condition are not currently available.

The woman in the car remained on the scene and is not believed to be at fault in the accident.

If you’ve been hurt in an accident on San Diego’s streets, the actions you take afterward can determine the sucess of your personal injury case. Before you do anything else, make sure everyone involved is safe and get out of the road. Contact first responders right away, then exchange contact and insurance information with any other drivers involved and gather relevant evidence from the scene. Officers will arrive to take down an official report of your accident, which will prove to be a key piece of evidence when you file your claim. Finally, contact HHJ Trial Attorneys at 1-888-50-LAWFIRM to discuss your options with one of our premier San Diego car accident lawyers.

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