Manhattan, NY (April 29, 2021) – Around 8:27 p.m. on the night of Wednesday, April 28, one person was injured in a Manhattan bicycle accident.
According to officials, the accident took place between a bicycle and a passenger vehicle at the intersection of East 79th Avenue and 1st Avenue. A bicycle was passing through the intersection when a vehicle struck the rider.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene. The bicycle rider, who has not yet been identified, was injured and transported to a local hospital for treatment of unknown injuries.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the accident for some time.
No further details have been released but the investigation continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Bicycle Accidents in New York
Because bicyclists have no protection from harm, they are most likely to be seriously harmed in the event of an accident. Many bicyclists are injured and others are killed every year in the state of New York. Between June and August 2019, approximately eight bicyclists lost their lives in the state of New York. Being injured in a bicycle accident might be one of the most devastating things that you have ever endured. Injured victims are urged to seek the help of an attorney in their time of need.
Many victims are injured as a result of New York bicycle accidents every year in New York. Drivers are urged to watch out for these vulnerable parties but this does not always occur, which can lead to serious results. Some of the most life-altering injuries that stem from these accidents include road rash, TBIs, fractures, paralysis, and more. If you have suffered from immense harm due to a bicycle accident, you have options and should speak with an attorney you can trust.
Our New York accident attorneys at Miller, Montiel & Strano have dedicated our lives to helping those injured in serious accidents over the years. We believe that you have every right to hold a responsible party liable for your bicycle accident, which is why we offer a helping hand in your time of need. We are here for you every step of the way as you navigate the legal system for the first time. Please do not hesitate to contact a bicycle accident attorney in New York at (516) 945-9033 for more information on your available options.
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