Cyclist Killed Following Serious Head Injuries
Posted: August 3, 2015
Posted in: Bicycle Accidents Road Traffic Accidents
A cyclist has been killed following a road traffic accident involving a van. George O’Hara was left with serious head injuries as a result of a collision on the A79 just after rush hour and died three days after the accident.
The 68-year-old cyclist was rushed to a hospital in Glasgow following the incident, with the driver and passenger both being uninjured following the accident.
Danger of Head Injuries
There are numerous types of head injuries with each type have different issues and dangers. Head injuries can lead to fractures, memory loss, hematoma or sadly even death. Even if your head injury seems innocuous, it can lead to serious issues and could prove damaging in later life. If you are involved in an accident and suffer a head injury, we advise you to seek the advice of a medical professional and get your injury checked at a hospital. If you are suffering from symptoms such as dizziness, concussion, slurred speech or memory loss, this is vitally important.
While this may seem unappealing, it will give you peace of mind and will allow you to any potential issues resolved. A medical report could also prove to be beneficial if you wished to make a personal injury compensation claim as it would prove the extent of your injuries.
If you are involved in any sort of accident, whether it be a road traffic accident or a slip, trip or fall and have been injured as a result, you will be able to make a compensation claim. If you have suffered a head injury or any type of injury as a result of negligence, contact us today using our online contact form.
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