Manhattan, NY (August 14, 2019) – On Wednesday morning, August 14th, police and medical crews were summoned to the scene of a collision that left a bicyclist hospitalized. The accident took place Whitehall Street and Walter Street in the Financial District of Manhattan around 10:30 a.m.
The incident was reported to have taken place merely one day after three bicyclists were struck by vehicles in the city. Authorities arrived at the scene next to the Citi Bike stand, where they transported the injured victim to a nearby hospital.
It is currently unknown as to whether or not the driver of the vehicle will be facing any charges, and the identity of the victim has not been released.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Bicycle Injury Accidents in New York
Over 4,300 people were reported to have either been injured or killed in New York bicycle accidents with a motor vehicle in 2018. The sheer lack of protection in place for cyclists sadly increases their likelihood of suffering serious or even fatal injuries following a collision with a vehicle. When a negligent driver or other entity causes injuries, it is imperative to recognize the immeasurable value of experienced representation.
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