Manhattan, NY – Bicyclist Injured, Hit by Car on 70th St

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Manhattan, NY - Bicyclist Injured, Hit by Car on 70th St

Manhattan, NY (April 29, 2024) – There were injuries reported after a bicycle crash in the Manhattan area on Monday, April 29. The collision was reported early that morning around 7:56 a.m. at the 343 block of E. 70th Street. The male rider was operating a bike when he was hit by an oncoming motor vehicle. 

Emergency crews were rushed to the scene after being notified of a serious bicycle-vehicle crash. The injured party was provided aid at the scene before being transferred to a local hospital for further support. No updates on the conditions of the crash victim have been provided at this time. The area was temporarily closed while local authorities worked to clear the scene. No further information on the accident is currently available. Local law enforcement officials are handling the ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash. 

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 Injured, Hit by Car on 70th StRiding a bike can be a great pastime and a way to get around on a beautiful day. However, it does not come without risk. In New York City, there are a significant number of crashes involving bicycles. In a recent year, 18,718 bicycle accidents were reported in the city. A total of eight of these crashes were fatal, and 18,710 of them resulted in injuries. Regretfully, the annual number of bicycle accidents resulting in fatalities keeps rising. Riders are not sufficiently protected in a motor vehicle collision to withstand the full force of the impact, and accidents involving bicycles are much more likely to be deadly or cause serious injuries. With the help of a qualified lawyer, you can file a personal injury claim and pursue compensation following a catastrophic bicycle accident.

Your very way of life can change forever after a serious crash. It is important that you are ready to work with a trained Manhattan bicycle crash lawyer to pursue a claim for compensation. If you are ready to get to work on your case, 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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