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Bicycle accident results in New York man's death

Hit-and-run accidents often leave many questions unanswered. One of the main concerns individuals often have relates to the hit-and-run driver not offering aid to injured victims. Unfortunately, this type of accident can lead to serious injuries, and lives could be lost if help does not arrive quickly. Such an incident recently took place in New York.

Bicycle accident leaves New York teen with fatal injuries

People of every age often enjoy riding their bicycles for various reasons. Whether they are trying to get to a nearby destination or simply riding with friends, cycling can offer many benefits. However, this activity also poses certain risks, especially if individuals are riding on or near roadways. An accident could occur at any time, and bicyclists may be particularly susceptible to serious injuries. 

Bicyclist killed in New York accident with delivery truck

It is not unusual for individuals to bike to their desired destinations. Bicycles can be a useful mode of transportation, especially in areas with high traffic congestion. Many times, though, bicyclists ride in congested traffic areas. If an accident occurs, a bicyclist could be seriously injured or killed.

Semi truck mows down cyclist in New York bicycle accident

Bicycles are quickly becoming an ever-increasing means of transportation, exercise and recreation in New York. Unfortunately, the vast majority of the city and state still uses vehicles for the majority of transportation needs. Bicycles offer very little protection against some of the hazards that a cyclist often contend with daily. This vulnerability can lead to severe injuries -- and sometimes death -- when involved in a bike accident.

Cyclist's leg amputated after hit-and-run accident with truck

Bicycles are becoming an ever-increasingly used mode of transportation in New York. However, bicycles offer very little when it comes to protecting their riders against some of the daily hazards with which cyclists must contend. This vulnerability can lead to severe and catastrophic injuries when a rider is involved in a bike accident. A recent bicycle accident has resulted in the bicycle rider's leg being amputated.

More bike accident fatalities in New York in 2016

When fall weather hits New York, cycling is perhaps one of the best ways to explore the city. There are countless things to see and do around the city in fall, and, as many cyclists know, getting around by bike is one of the best ways to take it all in. Many cyclists will bike safely this fall, but those who are unfortunately involved in a bicycle accident are advised not to face the aftermath of an accident alone.

Mayor Dinkins injures cyclist in hit-and-run accident

A cyclist was recently injured in a serious hit-and-run collision in New York. This accident reportedly occurred earlier this summer when the cyclist was struck by an automobile being driven by a former Mayor, Mr. David Dinkins. Dinkins denies that he was responsible for the accident, which occurred on the Upper East Side of Manhattan.

Teen involved in bicycle accident is in critical condition

Bicycles are a common means of transportation, exercise and recreation all across New York. However, bicycles offer very little in terms of protection against some of the hazards that a cyclist must contend with daily. This vulnerability can -- and often does -- lead to severe and catastrophic injuries when involved in a bike accident.

Number of Bicycle-Related Fatalities So Far in 2016 Exceeds Last Year's Count

The recent death of a 78-year-old bicyclist has raised this year's number of bicycle-related fatalities to 16, which now exceeds last year's total of 15, according to the New York Daily News.

Number of Bicycle-Related Fatalities So Far in 2016 Exceeds Last Year's Count

The recent death of a 78-year-old bicyclist has raised this year's number of bicycle-related fatalities to 16, which now exceeds last year's total of 15, according to the New York Daily News.

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