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Houston Bicyclist Injured in Hit-and-Run

Mary Wolff2 years ago

KHOU11 reports that a female bicyclist was the victim of a hit-and-run on Saturday night. Houston police are still trying to apprehend the driver responsible for the accident.

About the Houston Hit-and-Run Accident

The incident occurred at the intersection of Cavalcade and Chapman in North Houston. The woman was riding a bicycle through the intersection when a truck rounded the corner. The truck drove away after striking the woman. She was taken to Ben Taub hospital where she is listed in serious but stable condition.

Cyclists Safety Stats

A quick look at the statistics and the need for safety awareness for those traveling on bicycles is clear. According to Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center

  • In 2012, there were 726 deaths due to cyclist accidents.
  • 1/3 of these fatalities are due to being struck by a motor vehicle.
  • An estimated 49,000 cyclists suffered injuries in 2012.


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