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Broken Ankle Following Bicycle Accidents

Broken Ankle Following Bicycle Accidents

Broken Ankle Following Bicycle Accidents. Riding a bike grants a new sense of independence and freedom that many people use as a form of transportation to get to school, work, or to run errands around town. Furthermore, it is also an excellent method of exercise. Unfortunately, bicycle accidents can occur at any time and might even lead to serious injuries or death. Some of the statistics regarding bicycle accidents which have been published by the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA) include:

  • Bicycle riders involved in crashes accounted for about 2 percent of all traffic deaths in 2016.

Sacramento Bicycle Collisions

Sacramento Bicycle Collisions

Sacramento Bicycle Collisions – Sacramento bicycle collisions in 2015 numbered around 231 that led to injuries and fatalities. These figures will be rising as cities institute bike sharing programs, and more people are discovering the cost-effectiveness, pleasure, and exercise afforded to those who ride. Let’s see who is at fault in bicycle accidents, what degree of liability do cyclist delivery jobs impart and the negligence that occurs when children are involved.

Who Is At-Fault in a Sacramento Bicycle Collisions?

Sacramento Major Bicycle Injury

Sacramento Major Bicycle Injury

Sacramento Major Bicycle Injury  – On September 19, 2018, a major bicycle injury occurred at around 5:20 in the morning along Watt Avenue. It involved a bicycle rider who was walking his bike across the road when he was struck by a motor vehicle. The cyclist landed on the car’s hood, and it was reported that the vehicle turned on Potter Lane and proceeded for about a block before the bicycle rider fell off. The driver then fled the scene of the accident without checking on the rider. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported that the bicyclist suffered severe injuries and was rushed to a local hospital. However, no information on his condition has been released at this time.

Sacramento Major Bicycle Injury Details

Woodland Bicycle Accidents

Woodland Bicycle Accidents

Woodland Bicycle Accidents – According to reports from the National Highway Traffic Administration (NHTSA), more and more Americans are choosing to use a bicycle as their main form of transportation. While riding a bike comes with many benefits including saving money and increasing cardiovascular health, cycling can also be dangerous. NHTSA also reports that an average of around 800 people lose their lives in U.S. bicycle accidents every year and statistics show that California is one of the leading states for cyclist injuries. However, Woodland residents can reduce their chances of being hurt in a bicycle accident by learning how crashes affect cyclists in their city.

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Sacramento Intersection Bicycle Fatality

Sacramento Intersection Bicycle Fatality

Sacramento Intersection Bicycle Fatality – A Sacramento bicycle fatality occurred in the early hours of the morning at Gerber Road and Reese Road in South Sacramento after the rider was struck by a vehicle. According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), the bicycle rider died at the scene of the accident. The identity of the deceased has not yet been released, pending a release of that information by the county coroner.

Details of the Sacramento Intersection Bicycle Fatality

Femoral Artery Transection Following Bicycle Accidents

Femoral Artery Transection Following Bicycle Accidents

Femoral Artery Transection Following Bicycle Accidents – Many people view learning how to ride a bike as a rite of passage, and many say that once you learn how to ride a bike, you never forget. Unfortunately, many people also sustain serious injuries in bicycle accidents, particularly those who have an accident involving a pedestrian or a motor vehicle. According to some of the statistics that have been published by the Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center:

  • In 2006, there were more than 770 people killed while riding bicycles.

Sustaining Genital Trauma Following Bicycle Accidents

Sustaining Genital Trauma Following Bicycle Accidents

Sustaining Genital Trauma Following Bicycle Accidents – Many people rely on bikes to get to school or work while countless others ride bikes as a form of exercise. While bikes are a fantastic form of both transportation and recreation, accidents involving bicycles can lead to serious injuries. According to statistics published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):

  • In 2015, there were more than 1,000 people killed while riding a bicycle.

Common Fairfield Bicycle Accident Injuries

Common Fairfield Bicycle Accident Injuries
Common Fairfield Bicycle Accident Injuries. Due to wide, flat streets and an increasing number of trails and bicycle lanes, Fairfield is an excellent place to go for a bike ride. On top of that, more and more people in the United States are choosing to use a bicycle as a means of transportation between work and home. While cycling comes with many great health and environmental benefits, there is always the danger of being involved in an accident. Unfortunately, bicyclists lack protection in the event of a crash and easily suffer serious injuries.

Bicycle Accidents in Fairfield

Intersection Bicycle Accident in North Highlands

Intersection Bicycle Accident in North Highlands
Intersection Bicycle Accident in North Highlands – On August 21, 2018, an intersection bicycle accident between a motor vehicle and cyclist in North Highlands left the bike rider with what appears to be serious injuries. According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), the incident did not constitute a traffic hazard. The Sacramento Fire Department was called in so medics could treat the injured bicycle rider at the scene. It is unknown at this time whether the bicyclist was transported to a nearby hospital for further treatment.

Details of the Bicycle Accident

Bicycle Accidents in Modesto

Bicycle Accidents in Modesto

I’m Ed Smith, a Modesto bicycle accident lawyer. Bicycling is popular for its health benefits, leisure, and means of transportation in California. Whether you ride your bike around the block with friends and family or use it to commute to work, it is crucial to understand why bicycle accidents happen and how to avoid them to ensure your safety.

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