Bicyclist Fatally Struck By Alleged Distracted Driver

One of the primary traffic safety hazards continues to be distracted driving.  While the dangers posed by distracted driving is applicable to all road users, among the most vulnerable to inattentive distracted drivers are those road users who are “harder to see.”  These “hard to see” road users include bicyclists, motorcyclists, and pedestrians.  Further adding …

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Fatal Cartersville Bicycle Accident

There was a fatal bicycle accident Thursday night (August 24, 2017) in Cartersville. According to Cartersville Police, the accident scene was in the 5000 block of East Sycamore Road.  The accident involved a vehicle striking a bicycle at approximately 8:30 p.m. An excerpt regarding the collision, from thesouthern.com article of August 25, 2017, titled “Coroner: …

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Bicycle Accident In Vernon Injures Bicyclist

There was a bicycle accident Thursday morning (September 8, 2016) in Vernon. Details on the accident appear to be limited at this time. According to police, the accident involved a bicycle being hit by a car on East Main Street (Route 74) near Court Street. An excerpt from the September 8, 2016 FOX 61 article …

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Fatal Bicycle Accident In Belleville

There was a fatal Southern Illinois bicycle accident Sunday (October 11, 2015) in Belleville. Details regarding the accident and its causes appear somewhat limited at this time. Police were called to the accident scene at 7:31 p.m.  According to the Illinois State Police (ISP) the accident involved a teenager getting hit from behind by a …

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Bicycle Accident In Grand Tower, Illinois

There was a bicycle accident in Southern Illinois Monday (August 17, 2015) in Grand Tower. The accident happened at approximately 8:45 a.m. on Illinois 3, just north of Howardton Road.  At that time, a bicyclist was hit by a vehicle. The bicyclist, identified as Stephen Cohen, 23, of Anna, was airlifted to a hospital in Cape …

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