A well known town in the region of Wales, Aberystwyth was formed in the 19th century. The region is relatively popular amongst students, because there is a large university in the area. However, there are still many people who visit the region as tourists and it can be seen that there are many attractions in the region which interest a great number of people. Road traffic accidents in Aberystwyth are common irrespective of whether you are a cyclist, motorist or pedestrian.
Cycling around the local biking trails
One such attraction is the local cycle path that can be found there. Known as the Ystwyth Trail, this cycle path brings people from all over the country. Many of the people who want to use their bike, are often free to do so. However, it should be noted that those who are looking to bike should take care. That is because bike riding can be dangerous.
Taking care whilst riding is not that difficult and does not demand much. For many people it might just be that you need to wear a good fitting cycle helmet. For some people, it might be that you need to install some reflectors on your bike, so that you can be seen when visibility conditions are low. Some individuals might need to ensure that they’re cycling on a route that they know well, and that they have some knowledge of.
In any case, a biking accident might still happen. When involved in a biking accident, it might be that you are injured. The injury might involve an open wound of some sort that is bleeding. That wound could become infected and so it needs to be treated as soon as possible. If you do not have a first aid kit near by you will need to go to a doctor. Once the wound has been treated, you will need to keep an eye on it to ensure that it does not get any worse as time goes on.
For some people the cycle route might not have been the issue. Rather, they might have experienced an accident whilst they were driving to the cycle route. That accident might have been caused by someone else. If you were injured in an accident caused by someone else you may be able to claim for personal injury compensation.
Making successful claims based on road traffic accidents in Aberystwyth
Accident Advice Helpline can help you claim for road traffic accidents in Aberystwyth that left you injured through no fault of your own.
To learn more, you should contact Accident Advice Helpline on our helpline 0800 689 0500 or dial from your mobile on 0333 500 0993. When claiming for road traffic accidents in Aberystwyth, you may be asked to attend a medical assessment. However, most claims related to road traffic accidents can be dealt with over the phone and do not require a court appearance.
Date Published: 23rd August 2014
Author: Emma Matthews