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Bicyclist Dies From Injuries After Getting Hit By a Car In Queens

A bicyclist died from serious injuries after a car in New York City hit him. The tragic accident happened on November 17th around 2:40 p.m. 84-year-old Yau-Teg Fung, of Queens, was pedaling down Alderton Street near Fleet Street in Rego Park when he collided with a car driven by an 80-year-old woman. The car had just entered the intersection and into the cyclist’s path. Fung was thrown from his bike and found by police sprawled out on the street. He was rushed to Elmhurst Hospital suffering from a massive head injury from being thrown off his bike. He died...

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5 Important Things To Consider After a Bike Accident

According to the United States Department of Transportation, there were more than 800 bicycle accident fatalities in 2015. This is a 12.2% increase over the past decade. More than 45,000 bicyclists were injured in accidents caused by motorists the same year. Bicycles are increasingly becoming a common form of transportation, especially on the busy streets of New York. Unfortunately, this convenient mode of transportation can also be dangerous. While you may not be able to avoid getting into a bicycle accident in traffic, it is important that you know the steps to take in the aftermath. Knowing what to do...

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Bicyclist Injured After Getting Hit By a Drunk Driver

An allegedly drunken, unlicensed driver rammed his car at a red light in Brooklyn last Sunday, during the 28th Annual NYC Century Bike Tour. The four cyclists were knocked over like dominoes, with one critically injured. The riders were waiting for the light to change on 12th Avenue at 39th Street in Borough Park around 9:15 a.m. when Antonio Pina pulled his vehicle out of a parking spot and pressed the gas and plowed through the group. He then stopped and reversed his car, backing over 55-year-old Nancy Pease and pining her underneath his minivan. The FDNY had to...

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Bicyclist Dies After Getting Hit by Open Car Door in Union Square

On May 4, 2017, Xin Kang Wang, a 74-year-old bicyclist, died after a Toyota Camry cab’s door opened, knocking him from a bike lane into Union Square traffic. He was struck a second time on the street by an Uber car. Wang was riding east in the East 20th Street bike lane when the opening door of the door slammed open to discharge a passenger into the bike lane. Wang was transported to Bellevue hospital with serious injuries. He died on Sunday of complications. No immediate arrests have been made. But the police did issue a violation to the...

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New York City Bicyclist Killed In a Truck Accident In New York

On December 15th, a cement truck fatally struck a bicyclist as the trucker was making a right turn on the West Side Highway. The bicyclist was heading to the Greenway and was in the crosswalk of the West Side Highway at the intersection of West 55th Street. The police found the bicyclist unconscious at the scene, with severe head and bodily trauma. The truck driver stayed at the scene of the accident. He has not yet been charged. Police officials are investigating the accident to determine whether the truck driver failed to yield to the bicyclist. New York police...

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