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Bicycle and Motor Vehicle Crashes: A Focus
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There are more than 85,000,000 bicycle riders in the United States. Over 700 bicyclists are killed each year in traffic crashes. Ninety percent of bicycle-related deaths involve collisions with motor vehicles.

According to the US Federal Highway Administration, over 540,000 bicyclists visit emergency rooms each year with injuries. Bicycle accidents are most likely to occur within five blocks of home.

Synopsis' of Bicycle Accidents FYI

12-year-old hurt in bike accident
Press & Sun

... child remains in critical condition in Wilson Memorial Regional Medical Center in Johnson City with severe head injuries suffered in a bicycle accident at 5:25 ...

Wilkinson says bike crash not alcohol-related
Mansfield News Journal
      ... The charges stem from a Sunday morning accident at Middle-Bellville and Orchard Park roads, where Wilkinson lost ... The 2 am crash threw him from his motorcycle. ...

Bike accident claims 33-year-old seminarian
BP News
      ... after falling from his bicycle. The master of divinity in Christian education student was 33. Doubles` accident occurred while he was riding his bike to work ...

Boy Still Hospitalized After Bike Accident
      ... Augusta County. State police say the nine-year-old was crossing Sandy Ridge Road in Dooms on a bike when the car hit him. He was ...

Driver faces charges in bike accident
Taunton Gazette
      ... "The bike was so ... home when the accident occurred. ... legs, a fractured arm and a fractured skull with a hematoma to his brain as a result of the crash, said his ...

Bike riders hurt in crash with car
The Free Lance
      ... Dawn Long said she couldn't be sure exactly how many people were injured in the crash, only that ... People at the accident scene said the bike riders were ...

Man on dirt bike dies in accident
      ... Perry was thrown from the bike and hit the hood of the pickup, Stephens said ... Paramedics pronounced Perry dead at the accident scene at 12:12 am, according to a ...

Man Critically Injured in Bicycle Accident
      ... a reminder warning sticker on the bike which reads ... the man's 21-speed, Nemesis Infinity bicycle through the ... 18 hours after the accident, Niagara Regional Police ...

No decision expected soon on fault in auto-bike accident
Greeley Tribune
      ... 51, was riding north on his bike on Larimer ... would make it through the intersection before the bicycle. ... Police Chief Tom Wagoner said the accident, still under ...

Teen seriously hurt in bike accident
Taunton Gazette
      ... scene after hearing the screech of tires and thenthe crash. ... said he had seen him riding the bike this summer ... The accident occurred just before 6:30 pm on the ...

Bike-motorcycle crash injures 11-year-old boy
Toledo Blade
      ... in St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center after his bicycle collided with a motorcycle, Monroe County sheriff's deputies said. Devin Wilhelm ...

Traer boy dies from injuries in bicycle accident
Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier
      TRAER --- A 12-year-old boy who dreamed of playing professional football died Friday from complications resulting from a bicycle accident. ...

Bike rider hurt in city accident
Fremont News Messenger
      ... was injured Thursday when he rode his bike into a ... According to the accident report, Hasselbach was driving her 1992 ... their seat belts at the time of the crash.

Santa Ana Man Dies of Bike Crash Injuries
Los Angeles Times (premium content)
      A Santa Ana man died Monday after being hospitalized for head injuries he suffered when his bike collided with a car, Huntington Beach police said. ...

Bush shrugs off bike crash
Quad City Times
      ... His bike is one of the best in the business: a ... He had it specially fitted by a Washington bicycle retailer ... In the moments before Monday`s crash, he warns his ...

Youth killed in dirt bike accident
Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier
      ... The accident happened at 3:45 pm on 160th Street about a half-mile east of Highway 14, which is ... Clark was alone riding a Yamaha dirt bike with an 80-cc engine. ...

President suffers another bike accident at Crawford ranch
      Bush took a spill while mountain biking on his Texas ranch yesterday. He sailed over the handlebars of his his $3100 bike and landed flat on his back. ...

Youth killed in dirt bike accident
Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier
      ... The bike drove into the path of truck. ... Enforcement, Grundy Center Ambulance, Grundy Center Fire Department and Air Care Helicopter assisted with the accident.

SUV, dirt bike crash kills one
Durham Herald Sun
      The accident occurred at 9:17 pm when an eastbound Kawasaki dirt bike driven by Maurice Bagley, 22, of Siler City collided with a westbound 1995 Ford Explorer ...

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