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Bicyclist Killed in Buffalo Collision

Buffalo, NY – A collision between an SUV and three bicyclists occurred on Friday, June 17, 2022, on South Park Avenue just before 9 p.m. 

According to Buffalo police, a woman driving a Chrysler sedan hit a female bicyclist across from Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino and then hit two additional female bicyclists near South Park Avenue and Columbia Street. A 29-year-old bicyclist was pronounced dead at the scene. The two other bicyclists were taken to ECMC in serious condition.  

The victim was identified as Sara Rogers.

Bicycle Accidents 

Nearly 1,000 bicyclists die in accidents in the United States each year. In this horrible accident, the family of the victim should have their investigative team evaluate all aspects surrounding this collision. This includes: 

  • Police accident report  
  • Driver accident history  
  • Any testing of driver for drugs and alcohol  
  • Any history of driver with drugs and alcohol  
  • Phone and texting records of the driver  
  • All eyewitness accounts of the accident  
  • Inspection of roadway conditions  
  • Video from Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino 
  • Accident history on this road  

Bicycle Accident Attorneys 

As one of America’s largest injury law firms, The Barnes Firm has helped many clients injured in pedestrian accidents get the best result possible and have found some common causes of pedestrian accidents include: 

  • A car turning directly in front of a bicyclist.   
  • A vehicle entering the street from a driveway or parking lot.   
  • Driver fails to yield at an intersection (running a stop sign or traffic light).   
  • Driver not paying attention while driving near a bicyclist.   
  • Driver under the influence of alcohol or drugs.   
  • Driver distracted by their phone   

Our trusted and experienced bicycle accident attorneys have helped thousands of people injured in bicycle accidents get the best result possible. From the first phone conversation through to the final settlement, the team of attorneys at The Barnes Firm will work hard for you every step of the way.   

Call (800) 800-0000 today for a FREE case evaluation. It could be the best call you make.   

Location of Crash – South Park Avenue and Columbia Street

South Park Avenue and Columbia Street

 

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