1 Injured in Spokane Bicycle Accident
SPOKANE, WA (July 25, 2019) – A bicyclist sustained life-threatening injuries after a car struck him on Nevada Street on July 23.
The Spokane Police Department said that officers responded on North Nevada Street for a vehicle and bicycle collision. As a result, responders transported the cyclist to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.
The rider sustained significant injuries including internal and numerous broken bones. However, he is expected to survive.
Meanwhile, the vehicle driver remained at the scene. Authorities also evaluated the vehicle driver for drug intoxication, it’s a standard procedure for all serious collisions.
Police did not release any other information about the accident at this time. Authorities are still looking into the possibility of impairment as a contributing factor in the crash.
When behind the wheel, it is important to always be on the lookout for pedestrians, bicyclists, and motorcyclists. As a bicyclist, make sure to suit yourself with the proper biking equipment. By obeying traffic laws and being cautious of your surroundings, you can prevent unforeseen accidents and keep yourself and others safe on the road.
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