A Tucson bicycle accident on August 9 sent one cyclist to the hospital with serious injuries, according to TucsonVelo.com. The accident occurred as the cyclist was making his was on Broadway boulevard.
The cyclist struck into a car that drove across his path. Police did release the name of the victim. According to Tucson Police Department Sgt. Matt Ronstadt, the driver failed to yield to the cyclist. The cyclist was taken to the hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries.
Thankfully the cyclist was wearing a helmet. The driver was cited for failure to yield the right of way. While this is a tragic accident, the cyclist was fortunately wearing a helmet and that may very well have saved his life. Messages from friends and witnesses on Facebook and Twitter indicated that the cyclist’s carbon fiber bicycle frame was “completely destroyed.”
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