Santa Fe, NM (May 4, 2020) – A serious accident between a motorcyclist and a bicyclist was reported in Santa Fe on Friday night, May 1st. The collision happened around 7:30 p.m. at the intersection of Cerrillos Road and Siler Road, according to emergency responders.
Police and paramedics arrived at the scene a man in his 40s on a motorcycle collided with an unidentified bicyclist. Crews worked at the scene and transported both parties to a nearby hospital. Both parties suffered serious injuries and were last reported to be in stable condition.
Authorities stated that alcohol may have played a factor in the accident and the motorcyclist may be facing charges. The investigation is ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Bicycle Accidents in New Mexico
Nationwide, approximately 45,000 cyclists were hurt in collisions with vehicles during 2015, alone. While every crash is unique, there is no denying that the vulnerability of bicyclists often causes serious injuries or death during a crash. It is important to recognize that bicycle accidents in New Mexico are commonly caused by negligent drivers who need to be held accountable for their actions.
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