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Cyclist Seriously Injured In Babylon Village Crash, Driver Flees

Posted: July 20, 2020 | Categories: Bicycle Accidents

Newsday reports that last Sunday, a bicyclist was struck and injured in a hit-and-run crash at a parking lot in Babylon Village. The driver fled the scene, but police quickly caught up to her and arrested her for DWI. The accused driver has also been charged with leaving the scene of an accident with serious […]



A Jogger Was Critically Injured After A Collision Involving A Bicylist

Posted: June 4, 2020 | Categories: Bicycle Accidents

While a number of bicyclists and pedestrians die in motor vehicle collisions each year in New York. It is quite uncommon to hear about a bicyclist being in an accident with a pedestrian. However, such accidents do occur, and these accidents result in several injuries and deaths each year. By August of 2019, there were […]



E-Bikes Come With Their Own Dangers

Posted: December 26, 2019 | Categories: Bicycle Accidents

With the rise in popularity of e-scooters and motor-assisted pedal bikes, it’s no wonder that there has been a spike in injuries in the cities where companies like Bird, Lime, and Citi Bikes have made inroads. While these convenient and undoubtedly green modes of transportation may help to some extent with traffic congestion, some public […]


Another Cyclist Death This Year, This Time In Central Park

Posted: December 20, 2019 | Categories: Bicycle Accidents

It has been a bad year for cyclists in the Big Apple. In all of 2018, there were 10 cyclists killed in traffic accidents on the streets of New York City. This year, that total has more than doubled to 29. The sharp increase has brought activists to begin advocating for more laws and roadway […]


Wrestler Matt Travis Struck And Killed While Riding A Bicycle

Posted: November 11, 2019 | Categories: Bicycle Accidents

So far in 2019, 28 cyclists have lost their lives in traffic accidents in New York City. That number is compared to a total of 10 for all of 2018. The National Transportation Safety Board recently released a report recommending that all 50 states pass laws requiring bicyclists wear helmets. However, advocates in New York […]


Young Boy Killed Riding His Bicycle In Crosswalk By Inattentive Driver

Posted: October 8, 2019 | Categories: Bicycle Accidents

In all of 2018, New York City saw 10 cyclists die in traffic accidents. 2/3 of the way through 2019, that number is already more than doubled to 24. Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Vision Zero initiative has come under scrutiny in the wake of these fatalities. The mayor has promised that the Department of Transportation […]



Murder Charges File Against Man Who Allegedly Ran Down A Cyclist Who Was Breaking Into Vehicles

Posted: September 6, 2019 | Categories: Bicycle Accidents

New York City authorities and civil leaders are attempting to address the rising number of bicycle fatalities. There have been 19 deaths to date, many of them involving bicyclists and drivers. Protests from cyclists have occurred, including a “die-in” protest where hundreds of New York cyclists laid down. Authorities have attempted to combat the problem […]


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