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New Cassel, N.Y. - Bicyclist Left in Critical Condition Following Accident on Prospect Avenue

New Cassel, N.Y. (May 15, 2019) - A bicyclist has been left in critical condition after he was involved in an accident with a taxi cab, according to reports. The New York bicycle accident occurred on Monday, around 6:30 p.m., on the eastbound lanes of Prospect Avenue.

bicycle 2.jpgPolice say that the bicyclist, a 59-year-old man, was traveling east on Prospect Avenue when he abruptly left the bicycle lane, cutting in front of a 2011 Ford Crown Victoria Taxi that was traveling in the same direction. The cab then struck the bicyclist, injuring the man.

The driver of the cab, only identified as a 48-year-old man, stayed at the scene of the accident and called 911. The Homicide Squad was called to the scene to investigate the accident. The bicyclist was taken to a hospital nearby where he was listed as being in critical condition. Police are still investigating the accident as of this posting.

Bicycle Accidents on Populated Streets

When a bicycle is on a populated street, it is important that everyone look out for each other. Accidents can occur in multiple ways when a bicycle and a vehicle are involved, and so it's important to not only watch for each other's moves, but also give each other space to perform the actions needed as each "vehicle" is driven. Unfortunately, not all accidents can be avoided, and so it is important that, following an accident in which you are injured and not at fault, you talk to a lawyer who can help you. At the Law Offices of Robert A. Solomon of Metro Law, our lawyers are ready to take on your case and fight for your rights to compensation. They will work hard to get you the settlement you need, which will allow you time to relax and recover from your injuries and damages. Call our office today to see how we can help you at (800) 469-6476.

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