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Teen cyclist killed in drunk driving accident

When the summer weather is temperate in New York, riding a bike around the city's five boroughs is inarguably one of the best ways to explore the city. As many New York cyclists know, around every corner is an exciting new restaurant to try or an iconic historical landmark. Many will bike safely this summer, but those who are unfortunately involved in bicycle accidents would be wise not to face the aftermath of an accident alone.

Bicycle accident claims 1 bicyclist's life, injures 1 other

A driver struck two bicyclists, fatally injuring one, before slamming her vehicle into another car as well as a residence on a recent Wednesday afternoon in June. The accident occurred in Hicksville. A mangled bicycle and a lone helmet were all that were left behind to rest on the pavement after the accident occurred, a New York journalist reported.

Hints to prevent an accident while riding a bicycle

Many bicyclists in New York City know that whether commuting or exploring biking is a great way to get around in one of the world's greatest cities. However, many bicyclists also know that with all the cars, trucks, people and other bicyclists, it pays dividends to bike defensively. Unfortunately, no matter how safe they play it, it is a possibility for bicyclists to some day be involved in a bicycle accident.

Car accident leads to New York bicyclist's death

A bicyclist caught in the middle of a chain-reaction crash died as a result of his injuries suffered in the collision. The accident occurred in Brooklyn on a recent Monday night in May, authorities said. When New York residents are killed in car accidents due to other individuals' negligence, their loved ones are typically within their full legal rights to file wrongful death suits against the responsible parties.

1 cyclist dies after accident with truck

A cyclist was recently killed after the bike she was riding was struck by a commercial truck. Police say the woman succumbed to her injuries suffered in the collision after spending five days in critical condition. When a New York resident is killed in a cycling accident due to the fault of another party or parties, the victim's loved ones are typically entitled to file a wrongful death suit against those responsible.

18-wheel truck kills cyclist in recent fatal accident

A fatal collision between an 18-wheel truck and a bicyclist occurred recently in New York City. The accident occurred in the Park Slope neighborhood of Brooklyn, police said. If it comes to light that the driver of the truck was responsible for the bicyclist's death, the victim's family may choose to file a wrongful death claim against the driver.

1 killed when car strikes bicyclist in New York accident

Bicycles are a popular mode of transportation in New York. Eliminating the need to wait for another crowded subway car and a plethora of biking lanes throughout the five boroughs, bicycling is an excellent means of commuting or exploring the city. However, many of the city's more than 8.5 million residents choose to drive instead, and, when an accident between the two occurs, it rarely bodes well for the bicyclist.

Safety tips for New York City bicyclists

With, according to weather.com, temperatures this week expected to climb into the 60s and 70s, it appears as though spring has arrived early in New York City. As residents seek opportunities to spend and enjoy more time outdoors, many will dust off their bicycles and take to the city's streets and parks.

Crash prevention systems: Working well, with a promising future

The streets of New York are so busy and congested that most people see traffic accidents as an unavoidable consequence of living in the city. But could we ever hope to eliminate car crashes, pedestrian and bicyclist accidents? Technology currently in use today is promising, and could potentially be a way to reach that lofty goal in the future.

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