Brooklyn, NY – One Person Critically Injured in Serious Bicycle Accident
Brooklyn, NY (January 12, 2019) – A Jewish bicyclist was critically injured following a serious bicycle accident where a cyclist ran into the open door of a vehicle. The operator of the vehicle opened the door just as the cyclist was passing by.
People are calling this phenomenon “dooring,” where a vehicle driver intentionally or unintentionally opens a vehicle door in front of a bicyclist who is coming down the sidewalk. Even at low speeds, these accidents are known to be quite tragic.
The cyclist who received injuries in this accident was not identified, though they suffered from traumatic arrest after the collision on East 2nd Street and Avenue I. They were taken to the hospital with a variety of serious injuries.
Witnesses say that the cyclist was wearing a helmet at the time of the accident. Police have reported that the cyclist was hospitalized with critical injuries but is in stable condition at this time.
They continue to investigate the scene of the accident.
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First and foremost, we would like to extend our sincere sympathies to those involved in this accident, as well as those who have been affected by the serious accident that left a loved one in serious condition. We understand just how desperate these incidents can be and the detrimental expenses that can stem from an unexpected accident. Our car accident attorneys are here during your time of need after you have been injured in a related accident.
At Hach & Rose, we have made it our personal responsibility to assist those who have been affected by the reckless actions of another party. Before you move forward, it is tremendously important to understand that you have many noteworthy rights concerning your involvement in an accident that was due to the recklessness of another party. If you have been injured in an accident, we would like to extend a helping hand to you. Contact us for more information at 212-779-0057.
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