bicycle accident

Denver Truck Accident Leaves Cyclist Injured

The Denver police are searching for the driver of a semi-truck that hit a bicyclist and fled the scene, according to ABC 7 in Denver. The accident happened in Denver’s LoDo neighborhood near Coors Field on October 28. At around 6:30 p.m., a semi-truck and a bicyclist collided at the intersection of Park Avenue West… read more

Boulder Pro Cyclist Killed While Training

On October 3, Amy Dombroski, a 26-year-old professional cyclist from Boulder, Colorado, was killed while on a training ride, according to Cycling News. Dombroski raced cyclo-cross for the Belgian Young Telenet-Fidea squad. The accident occurred while she was in Belgium. “Amy was doing a workout behind a scooter when around 4:00 pm, a collision occurred… read more

Charity Bike Ride Cut Short by Truck Accident

According to Wyoming Public Media, a cross-country charity bike ride was ended abruptly when a semi-truck hit the cyclist. The cyclist, Jacob Landis, was about 180 miles from the end of a cross-country bike ride that had already seen him travel over 10,000 miles. He was attempting to ride his bike to every Major League… read more

Well-Known Cyclist Improving Following Boulder Bicycle Accident

On August 31, former U.S. national road champion Dale Stetina suffered life-threatening injuries in a bicycle accident near Boulder, Colorado. According to Velo News, he has started showing improvement over the last two weeks. Despite wearing a helmet, Stetina suffered a traumatic brain injury when he fell from his bike while trying to avoid hitting… read more

Buffs’ Start Spring Practice Without Marc Mustoe Following a Bicycle Accident

Sophomore Marc Mustoe was the most likely choice for coaches to put into the open starting left tackle position until he was involved in a bicycle accident this January. On January 21 at around 7:00 p.m., Mustoe was on his mountain bike riding home after a workout on campus when he was struck by a… read more

Denver Bicycle Accident Attorneys Examine 2012’s Worst Bicycle Accidents

In 2012, Denver lost a record number of cyclists in fatal bicycle accidents, according to safety officials. Police say that warmer weather inspired many cyclists to spend more time outside, which in turn led to more cycling accidents. They also say that motorists caused the majority of bicycle and car accidents. The Denver Westword blog… read more

14-Year-Old with Brain Injury Recovering from Truck Accident

Tommy Thomas, a 14-year-old from Olathe, Colorado was riding a bike with his friend when he was hit by a tractor-trailer carrying cattle on October 6. Tommy sustained a traumatic brain injury in the truck accident, and doctors had to remove part of his skull to prevent further brain damage as his brain continued to… read more

Beloved Grad Dies in Denver Bicycle Accident

Gelseigh Karl-Cannon, a recent graduate of Columbia College in Denver, died in a bicycle accident in Denver’s Cherry Creek North neighborhood. Karl-Cannon, 23, was active in 4Local, a program dedicated to providing healthy, organic meals to Columbia students. She was biking west on First Avenue. Police suspect that she hit a curb and fell, and… read more

Death, Injuries and Equipment Malfunctions at 2012 LaToJa Bike Race

Cyclist Robert Verhaaren, 42, had competed in the LoToJa race at least twice before. The race, sponsored by USA Cycling, snakes 206 miles through Wyoming, Idaho and Utah. Just eight miles before he reached the finish line, Verhaaren swerved to avoid a pothole on a bridge crossing the Snake River in Wyoming. His bicycle crashed… read more