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New York biker in critical condition after accident

It is important to remember that bicyclists can cause serious damage to pedestrians in the event of an accident, and cyclists everywhere are encouraged to take extra care in the heavily populated streets of New York to avoid striking pedestrians. However, it is also important to remember that bicyclists are at an equal risk when it comes to the other, larger vehicles with which bicycles often share the road. A collision with a motor vehicle can cause serious or fatal damage to a bicyclist.

Negligent New York biker allegedly causes bus accident

Whether because their riders are trying to save on gas, or because they have to move quickly to make their deliveries on time, bicycles are a common sight on the streets of New York City. Unfortunately, due to their size and mobility, some bicyclists take liberties with the rules of the road. This can sometimes lead to unfortunate bicycle accidents wherein a pedestrian is injured or some other damage is caused. 

Fatal bicycle accident occurs in Queens

Many people travel the streets of New York City by bicycle. Whether they’re looking for a more economical or greener method of transportation, or they ride a bicycle to navigate the crowded streets and tight alleys more effectively, bikers face a danger that automobile drivers cannot fathom. While anyone can find themselves in an accident, a bicycle accident is exponentially more devastating than an automobile accident. Even a minor collision or a simple bump can cause catastrophic injury to a biker, or worse, death.

New York bicyclist hospitalized after accident

New York City faces a problem that few other cities in the country face: an abundance of bicyclists on the road. The addition of bicyclists to the constant city traffic can add another level of complexity, both from the legal perspective and driving perspective, to daily travel. Bicycle accidents can be very devastating and complicated. In instances where a bicyclist hits a pedestrian, there is employment liability to think about, and in instances where a bicyclist is struck by a vehicle, the damages can be catastrophic to the cyclist.

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