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Monday, October 25, 2010
Two Florida Teens Injured in Car vs. Bicycle Accident
Two Avon Park, Florida teenagers were seriously injured last Saturday night when they were hit by a Chevy 4-door. Both teens were the same bicycle and traveling north on the shoulder of the road when they were hit from behind by the Chevy also traveling north.
According to police, one of the teens was thrown onto the road and came to rest in the center lane. The other teen was thrown onto the east shoulder of the road. The bike was lodged under the front of the Chevy. Police say it appears the teens may have crossed in front of the Chevy. Drugs and alcohol is not suspected.
Both teens were airlifted to the hospital.
When riding your bike, remember to go against the traffic so that you can see oncoming vehicles. Be sure to wear clothing that makes it easy to be seen. If you are on your bike at dawn or dusk, be aware of the limited visibility of drivers, even if you believe it should be obvious that you can be seen. Don't take chances or risks when you are on a bike. Serious injuries and death are possible if you are hit by a car.
If you or a loved one suspect injuries received in a bike accident is the result of another party's negligence, please contact the Accident Lawyers Network to find an experienced pedestrian injury lawyer in your area.
posted by Neil at 11:01 AM
Monday, October 11, 2010
Michigan Car Accident Kills 5
Five people were killed and four seriously injured when a Toyota Prius slammed head on into a Chevy Blazer on Sunday, October 10 in Michigan.
The car accident near Green Oak Township, Michigan happened around 3:30 in the afternoon. Police say the Prius carrying four people crossed the center median and hit a Blazer carrying five people. Three people were thrown from the wreckage and the others were pinned and had to be extricated.
The victims in the Prius included an 18-year-old and a 19-year-old girl. There is no information on the driver who was killed. An 18-year-old male is listed in critical condition. A 62-year-old woman and a 56-year-old man were both killed in the Blazer. Three children, ages 3, 5, and 10 were all in the Blazer and are listed in serious condition.
The four survivors were taken to the University of Michigan Hospital.
It is unknown at this time why the Prius crossed the center line. US Interstate 23 was closed for five hours while authorities were investigating.
If you or a loved one has been injured in a car accident due to the negligence of another, please contact the Accident Lawyers Network to find an experienced personal injury attorney in your area today.
posted by Neil at 11:51 AM
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