Manhattan, NY – Bicyclist Hit by Car at W 130th St & Broadway

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Manhattan, NY - Bicyclist Hit by Car at W 130th St & Broadway

Manhattan, NY (May 8, 2024) – There were reported injuries after a cyclist was struck by a car in the Manhattan area on Wednesday, May 8. The incident was reported at the intersection of W. 130th Street and Broadway early that morning around 3:52 a.m. The victim was riding a bike when they were hit by an oncoming motor vehicle. 

Emergency crews were rushed to the scene after being notified of a serious bicycle-vehicle accident. The injured rider was treated by attending medical personnel before being transferred by ambulance to a local hospital for additional support. The area was temporarily closed while emergency responders were present. No updates on the accident are currently available. Local law enforcement officials are handling the ongoing investigation into the cause of the incident. 

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.

Bicycle Accidents in New York

Manhattan, NY - Bicyclist Hit by Car at W 130th St & BroadwayThe person on a bike will always suffer most in the event of a traffic accident. Bicycle accidents can range from collisions with cars to falls in dangerous areas to crashes with other bicycles, but they can all have disastrous or even fatal results. According to data from the Centers for Disease Control, there were 467,000 bike injuries and 1,000 bike deaths in a recent year. New York City is a hotspot for these types of crashes, which makes sense when you consider that most bicycle accidents take place in urban areas. Riding a bicycle while intoxicated plays a role in nearly 37 percent of bicycle deaths nationally. With the assistance of an accomplished attorney, you might be able to pursue a personal injury claim if you or a loved one is injured in a serious bicycle accident.

The steps you take after a serious car accident can determine the rest of your life. Cyclists are more likely to be seriously hurt in a crash, and that is why it is even more important that you consult a qualified Manhattan car accident lawyer. Contact the offices of Isaacson, Schiowitz & Korson LLP today at (516) 774-3635. 

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Disclaimers: To promote safety and prevent tragic accidents, we urge individuals in our community to drive slowly and cautiously. This news article is not intended as a solicitation for business. Any information provided should not be considered professional medical or legal advice. Additionally, please note that the photo used in this post is not from the location of the collision.

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