Raleigh, NC (May 24, 2020) – A bicyclist was taken to the hospital following a crash on I-540 in Raleigh. The crash took place on Saturday, May 23rd near Leesville Road.
According to the State Highway Patrol, a female driver was exiting onto Leesville Road from I-530 when she struck the bicyclist. The woman stopped at the scene following the crash. Paramedics rushed the bicyclist to Duke Hospital with serious injuries. He has not been identified at this time and there is no further update on his condition.
An investigation into the crash is ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and his family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Raleigh Bicycle Accidents
There are many people in North Carolina who enjoy riding bicycles. Bicycling is a great form of exercise. North Carolina has many biking trails as well as natural terrain which makes bike riding an attractive hobby.
It is important to remember, however, that riding a bicycle is not without risk. Each year, there are about 1,000 reported bicycle crashes in our state. Of this number, approximately 10% of bicyclists will receive serious injuries in the crash. A North Carolina bicycle accident can present complicated questions of liability and legal responsibility for the crash. It is important to retain a skilled North Carolina bicycle accident lawyer if you or a loved one have been injured.
At Burton Law Firm, we have over 8 years of experience and have assisted hundreds of crash victims and their families. We understand the importance of recovery when you have been affected by a serious accident in North Carolina.
Our team stands ready to help at all times. To schedule your free consultation, please give us a call at (833) 623-0042.
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