Bicycle Accidents

What Does Larimer County’s First Bicycle Fatality of the Year Mean for Our Community?

Did you know the population of Larimer County is growing? With more people coming to our neck of the woods, the whole area is changing. However, this expansion could cause some unforeseen problems when it comes to our local cyclists. Will city officials be able to adjust and keep the roads safe for bicycles? Larimer… read more

Careless Driver Gets No Jail Time for Hit and Run

A Fort Collins woman who hit and killed a cyclist back in January has pled guilty, but she may serve no jail time for her crimes. On January 25, the young woman was driving down the frontage road on Interstate 25 near Colorado Highway 392 when she hit 46-year-old cyclist Ernesto Wiedenbrug. She fled the… read more

More Information Released From Bicycle Accident Study

More information was released from the University of Colorado Health study investigating the rise in bicycle accidents in Northern Colorado. Last year’s hospital records show 325 (up from 180 in 2006) injured cyclists were treated at Poudre Valley Hospital (PVH) in Fort Collins and Medical Center of the Rockies in Loveland in the past year.… read more

Bicycle Accidents On the Rise in Fort Collins, CO

Fort Collins, a bike friendly college town in Colorado, has experienced a remarkable increase in the number of bicycle accidents in recent years. Indeed, the rate of bicycle to car crashes has increased 30 percent over the past decade according to The Colorodoan. A municipal report recently released shows the fault leaning on the side… read more