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Bicycle Accident on Moreland Street
Bicycle accidents can happen when we least expect them, and they can occur out of nowhere. While accidents cannot be completely prevented, driving attentively and following traffic laws can reduce the risk of an accident happening. It is vital for drivers to share the road with bicyclists and look out for them. Bicyclists must also remain vigilant when on the road.

On June 1, the Boston Police Department received information about an injury accident involving a bicycle and a vehicle. Initial reports said that the accident involved significant injury to the bicyclists. The accident was reported to police around 6:15 in the evening and occurred on Moreland Street.

Upon arrival, Officer Dennis Leah and other first responders secured the scene. Emergency medical care was administered to the victims. However, the extent of their injuries is still being determined. However, no fatalities were reported. The accident was cleared, and the normal flow of traffic resumed in the area.

Bicyclist Hit by Vehicle in Chinatown
Bicycle accidents can be very devastating. Bicyclists are not protected by a vehicle, and collision with a car can cause severe injuries. Cyclists are responsible to follow traffic laws and remain aware, and vehicle drivers are responsible to share the road with bicyclists and look out for them. It is important to remember that these accidents can be serious.

On June 1, a bicyclist was struck by a vehicle in the Chinatown neighborhood. The incident was reported to police in Boston around 1 in the morning, and first responders were dispatched to the scene.

Upon arrival, they found that the 60-year-old bicyclist had suffered from injuries. This individual was transferred to the hospital, but their injuries do not appear to be life-threatening. The vehicle involved remained at the scene on Washington Street and Kneeland Street. No further details were reported.  

Bicycle Accident Injures 15-Year-Old
Vehicle-related accidents can happen anywhere and at any time, and the consequences of these accidents can be devastating. It is essential for all drivers to remember the responsibility they have to one another and to keep in mind that negligent driving can be potentially lethal. Accidents that involve bicyclists can be especially severe as these individuals are not protected by a vehicle.

On May 31, police in Upton, Massachusetts received a report of a vehicle accident involving a 15-year-old on a bicycle. The boy was seriously injured after being hit by a car on Wednesday afternoon.

Upton police say they responded to a report of a crash that occurred near Station Street and Grove Streets around 3 in the afternoon. The teen was taken to UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester to be treated for serious injuries. The driver has been identified as 69-year-old Mary Chiulii. It is not clear at this time whether or not she will face charges. This crash is still being investigated by police.

Vehicle and Bicycle Accident on Washington Street
Accidents involving bicycles can be especially devastating as bicyclists are not protected by a vehicle. While bicyclists often wear protective gear like helmets, impact with a vehicle can be quite catastrophic. Drivers must remember that they share the roads with bicyclists, and they need to watch out for them. Bicyclists must also remember to remain vigilant at all times.

On May 26, an accident involving a vehicle and a bicycle was reported to the Boston Police Department. The police received a report of the incident that occurred around 10 in the morning on 1640 Washington Street.

Officer Philip Kearney was the first to arrive at the scene and other emergency personnel arrived shortly afterwards. Upon arrival, first responders found that the accident had caused injury to the bicyclist. Medical care was administered at the scene. The extent of the injuries is still being determined, but the injuries do not appear to be serious.

Incident in Cambridge Brings to Light Bike Safety
Bicyclists can be some of the most vulnerable parties on the road because they are not protected by a vehicle.

Police in the Cambridge area are searching for a driver who hit a biker with a car door earlier this month. Because of this incident, safety advocates are calling for better precautions.

A 23-year-old biker was hit when the driver of a blue BMW opened his door and caused the biker to fall onto Sydney Street. This was a hit-and-run situation.

Young Girl Injured After Being Hit by Vehicle
A young girl suffered from injuries that are now reported to be serious. This occurred on Thursday when she was hit by a car on Fairbank Road.

The girl, who goes to Curtis Middle School, was taken to Children’s Hospital in Boston. The crash happened at around 6:30 in the evening. She is being treated for serious injuries.

The girl was hit on Fairbank Road near the intersection of Phillips Road and Camperdown Lane.

Bicyclist Hospitalized After Losing Balance and Riding Into Traffic

A 12-year-old girl is recovering after being run over by a landscaping trailer. This happened while she was riding her bike in Laconia on Wednesday morning.

The police say she was riding her bike on a sidewalk at around 7:30 near North Main and Oak Streets. She was using her cellphone and lost balance. She rode into traffic and hit a truck that was stopped and towing a trailer.

The driver didn’t realize what happened and drove forward, running her over.

Massachusetts police officerA motorcyclist in his 60s suffered severe injuries after colliding with a car on Range Road and was airlifted to Tufts Medical Center in Boston to receive treatment. Semi-conscious when police arrived, the victim complained of back and abdominal pain and a numbness in his legs.

 

The accident occurred around 2:30 pm near 101 Range Road, and the victim was wearing a helmet at the time of the injury. The severity of his injuries is unclear at this time.

 

Have you or someone you love been injured in a motorcycle accident? We at the Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Glassman are experienced in accident law and are here to help you receive the care and compensation you deserve.

Massachusetts state law is what controls the aspects of a wrongful death lawsuit that deals with who has the right to file the lawsuit in court. Typically, only Who Can File A Wrongful Death Lawsuit in Massachusetts New Bedfordimmediate family members of the victim have standing to sue the person or entity that caused the death. But the definition of immediate family is something a court may have to decide in today’s more flexible familial standards.

For the most part, it is simple to determine the immediate family that will seek such a claim. These would be a spouse, including domestic partners, and children of the deceased.

A partner who is not married or registered domestic partner, may have to file a special request to the court to get permission to file a wrongful death lawsuit. The same special permission may be required for step children or parents. If you fall within one of these classifications, the other side will challenge your right to collect in a wrongful death lawsuit. This is why it is important to hire experienced Massachusetts personal injury attorneys for your case.

Motorcyclist in Massachusetts are not alone, they have protections in this state. Many of the bike accidents in this state occur because of negligent motor vehicle drivers. Motorcycle Rider's and Lane Splitting

However, protecting your rights after a collision may not be so easy since the insurance companies work diligently to minimize the settlements in these motorcycle claims.

The most important thing to know right away is that lane splitting is not legal in Massachusetts. “Lane splitting” happens when a motorcycle drives in between to side-by-side lanes of traffic that are each moving in the same direction – essentially riding in between two cars.

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