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Bicyclist Experiences Seizure after Seattle Crash

By Hardwick & Pendergast, P.S. on July 9, 2013

A female cyclist was injured and had a seizure in a Seattle crosswalk after being struck by a van. According to a KOMO news report, the bicycle accident occurred at the intersection of 5th Avenue North and Harrison Street in Seattle. Officials say the van made a turn at the intersection before striking the female bike rider. The injured cyclist had a seizure, but was conscious when the medics arrived. She was transported to a nearby medical center with serious injuries that are not considered life threatening. The pregnant driver of the van was taken to a local facility for observation.

Seattle is known for being a bicycle-friendly city. In fact, the League of American Bicyclists named Washington State the most bicycle-friendly state in the country six years in a row. That does not, however, mean that bicycle accidents do not happen here. Bike accidents occur in Washington and specifically in Seattle almost every day. According to the Seattle Department of Transportation, there were 1,800 collisions between bicycles and cars in Seattle from 2007 to 2011. Read the rest »

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