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Fatal Accident Claims the Life of New York Bicyclist

A Brooklyn bicyclist was fatally struck by a private sanitation truck last month, January 17, in Long Island City, Queens. Tragically, this was the first cyclist to be killed by a vehicle in 2015.

According to the New York Police Department, the 36 year old male victim was struck at the intersection of 41st Avenue and Vernon […]

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New York Legislation Aims to Ban Cell Phone Use While Operating a Bicycle

According to law enforcement data, bicyclists in Central Park have struck pedestrians at least 35 times in 2014, killing two and fracturing the skulls of three others.   Just recently in September of 2014, Jill Tarlov was struck and killed by a bicyclist while she was walking in Central Park.

In response to high numbers of […]

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Woman Hit by a Bicyclist in Central Park Dies

A 58-year-old woman walking in New York City’s Central Park has died a week after being struck by a bicyclist on September 8, 2014.

According to police reports, the bicyclist was traveling south on West Drive when he swerved to avoid pedestrians and struck the unsuspecting woman. Other sources, the New York Post to be […]

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Collision between Unlicensed Cab Driver and Bicyclist Results in Fatality

An unlicensed livery cab driver was recently arrested after he fatally struck a bicyclist in East Harlem on the morning of August 18, 2014.

According to the NYPD, the 65-year-old cab driver was headed south on Park Avenue alongside the 25-year-old bicyclist at about 5:15 a.m. When he turned his vehicle left onto East 108th […]

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