Manhattan, NY – Bicyclist Hurt in Crash at Manhattan Ave & Cathedral Pkwy

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Manhattan, NY - Bicyclist Hurt in Crash at Manhattan Ave & Cathedral Pkwy

Manhattan, NY (May 22, 2024) – A cyclist was injured after a traffic accident in the Manhattan area on Wednesday, May 22. The crash was reported at the corner of Manhattan Avenue and Cathedral Parkway around 7:59 a.m. The victim was riding a bike when they were struck by an oncoming motor vehicle. 

Emergency crews were rushed to the scene to provide the necessary aid to the involved parties. The injured party was treated at the scene before being transported to a local hospital for further support. The driver involved remained at the scene and cooperated with responding officials. The area was temporarily closed while emergency responders were present. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident is being handled by local law enforcement officials. 

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

Bicycle Accidents in New York

Manhattan, NY - Bicyclist Hurt in Crash at Manhattan Ave & Cathedral PkwyWhen someone on a bike is involved in a crash, the rider will always suffer the most. Bicycle accidents can involve everything from crashes with cars to falls in hazardous situations to collisions with other bicycles, and they can all have extremely catastrophic consequences. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report that there were 1,000 bike-related deaths and 467,000 bike-related injuries in a recent year. Given that most bicycle accidents occur in urban locations, it is obvious that New York City is a hotspot for these kinds of accidents. Riding a bicycle while drunk contributes to around 37 percent of bicycle fatalities in the country. If you or a loved one is hurt in a serious bicycle accident, you may be able to pursue a personal injury claim with the help of an experienced attorney.

It can be hard to regain your footing after a serious crash. It is always in your best interests to work closely with a qualified Manhattan bicycle accident lawyer to pursue a successful personal injury claim. The legal team at Isaacson, Schiowitz & Korson LLP is ready to fight to protect your legal rights. Give us a call 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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