Buffalo, NY – Update: Bicyclist Hurt in Collision with Police Car, Identified

Buffalo, NY – Update: Bicyclist Hurt in Collision with Police Car, Identified

Buffalo, NY (October 25, 2019) – Authorities have released the identity of the man who was struck and critically injured by a police vehicle on Friday, October 18th. The incident occurred at the intersection of Grant Street and Potomac Avenue at approximately 4:45 p.m.

Police stated that Jordan Richards, 21, was riding his bicycle when he entered the intersection at the same time as a police vehicle. The officer, who was responding to a call to assist another officer, subsequently struck Richards.

Medical crews were dispatched to the scene where they assisted Richards and transported him to Erie County Medical Center. Richards is currently listed in critical but stable condition.

Our thoughts are with Jordan Richards and his family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.

Bicycle Accidents in New York

Buffalo, NY – Update: Bicyclist Hurt in Collision with Police Car, Identified

A total of 24 people were killed following their involvement in New York bicycle accidents throughout 2017, according to the Department of Transportation. While the data fluctuates year by year, bicycle accidents with motor vehicles are commonly fatal or seriously injurious. At such a time, it is important for victims and their family members to be aware of their rights moving forward.

There are so many questions to ask when you or someone you love has been involved and injured in a serious accident. Local Accident Reports was created as a resource for accident victims throughout the United States who have sustained injuries in an accident. We provide invaluable resources and information for anyone who has been injured as a result of an accident. To obtain a complimentary copy of your police incident report, contact our local attorney.

If you were injured in an accident that you believe was caused by the careless, reckless, negligent, or intentional actions of another, you need legal guidance to ensure that your rights as an accident victim are protected from the start. Contact Local Accident Reports to be connected with a local attorney who has decades of local personal injury experience and can answer all of your questions about your injury accident at 1-888-657-1460.

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