How To Proceed After A Bike Accident
Despite its reputation as one of the most bike-friendly cities in the United States, if you’re in New York City when an accident happens, it’s important to know what to do next. Currently, there are more than 54 miles of dedicated bike paths throughout the city to help protect cyclists from risky road situations. This effort has helped reduce the number of fatalities each year among bicycling enthusiasts, though this year has seen a 25% increase, going from 10 in 2018 to 15 so far.
So what steps should one take if involved in a collision with a vehicle or pedestrian while riding their bike? Consider some of the advice below to help you navigate what could potentially become a legal nightmare without an experienced accident attorney by your side.