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Category: Bicycle Accidents

Night-Time Cycling Fatalities in North California

Posted on June 3, 2020 in Bicycle Accidents

Riding at night is dangerous for cyclists. Many studies show that when riding at night, the risk of night-time cycling fatalities goes significantly higher. Sometimes the cause is related to the cyclist not taking precautions for the darkness and lack of visibility of the motorists. However, in many cases, drivers aren’t paying attention and don’t…

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E-Scooter-Related Hospitalizations Spike 365 Percent

Posted on March 17, 2020 in Bicycle Accidents

A new 2020 study out of the University of California, San Francisco suggests e-scooter injury cases have risen dramatically over the past few years. According to the latest stats, the number of e-scooter injury patients requiring hospitalization rose over 360 percent between 2014 and 2018. For this latest study, UCSF researchers looked into data from…

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Driver Tried to Flee with Injured Cyclist on Roof

Posted on February 25, 2020 in Bicycle Accidents

A hit and run driver was stopped by a good Samaritan who stopped the fleeing driver after noticing the cyclist victim was still on the roof of the car. Police say that the accident happened Monday, February 24, 2020, on Joiner Parkway in Lincoln. A picture on the Facebook page of the Lincoln Firefighters showed…

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Semi-Trucks and Bicycle Accidents in Bay Area

Posted on February 6, 2020 in Bicycle Accidents

Large commercial trucks such as a semi-trailer can weigh as much as 80,000 lbs fully loaded, while the average cyclist and bike weigh just under 200 lbs. When the two collide, it usually doesn’t go well for the cyclist. The Bay Atea is a mecca for cyclists with many of the municipalities developing long-term programs…

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Child Riding Bike Hit by Car Seriously Injured

Posted on September 27, 2019 in Bicycle Accidents

A boy was riding his bike on the River Road U.S. 101 overpass when he was struck by a Toyota. According to police, the accident happened around 6 p.m., Monday, September 25, 2019, when the cyclist crossed the entrance to the onramp to U.S. 101 and the Toyota attempted to turn right onto the onramp….

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