Lincoln & Wenk, PLLC
View Blog Navigation

Bike accident leads to serious injuries for victim

An accident between a car and a bicycle in Phoenix, Arizona left one person with serious injuries, and even though the police did not identify who suffered the injuries, it is a very safe bet that the individual who suffered this harm is the bicyclist. All that we know at this point is that the sedan that was involved in the wreck has front end damage (including a broken windshield) and that the bicycle was launched several feet from the site of the accident.

The police aren't releasing any details about the wreck, which is understandable given that they want to go about their business with the investigation. So without much info, let's just have a discussion about how bicyclists can better protect themselves out on the road and implement strategies that could help them if the worst case scenario -- a collision with another vehicle -- were to happen.

First of all, wear safety gear. If you don't want to go all out with elbow pads, knee pads and wrist braces, that is your choice. But of all the pieces of equipment that you absolutely should wear, the helmet is the one. Whenever you are riding, wear a bike helmet.

Another thing you can do to help yourself is to wear a video camera of some kind. It could be a mounted camera on your helmet, or a camera that is attached to the front of your bike. Recording your bike trips is helpful because any accident that occurs will likely be caught on camera, and the video evidence can provide crucial details that support any legal action that the biker makes.

Source: ABC15, "Police investigating car vs bike crash in north Phoenix," Josh Frigerio, Feb. 17, 2015

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2015 ARAG | Elite Service Provider
  • AV | Peer Review Rated for Ethical Standards & Legal Ability | Preeminent | Martindale-Hubbell from LexisNexis
  • American Association for Justice | Formerly the Association of Trial Lawyers of America (ATLA)
  • Arizona Association of Family Law Attorneys - AZAFLA
  • Lincoln & Wenk, PLLC BBB Business Review
  • Association of Top 100 2019 | American Trial Lawyers
  • American Academy Of Trial Attorneys | AATA | Premier 100 | 2015
  • Family Law | Top 10 | Attorney And Practice Magazine's | 2018 | Attorney
  • Top Valley Lawyers 2017 | North Valley Magazine
  • American Institute of Family Law Attorneys | 10 Best 2017-2018
  • Veteran Owned Business - A Registered Vetrepreneur on Buyveteran.com - 2014
  • Avvo Top Attorney
  • Avvo Client's Choice
Email Us For A Response

Need legal help from an attorney?
Contact us now to schedule a consultation with our lawyers

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.


Privacy Policy

Goodyear Office:
1616 North Litchfield Road
Suite 140
Goodyear, AZ 85395

Phone: 623-748-4890
Fax: 623-536-1984
Goodyear Law Office Map

Peoria Office:
14050 N. 83rd Avenue
Suite 290
Peoria, AZ 85381

Phone: 623-748-4890
Fax: 623-536-1984
Map & Directions

Phoenix - Desert Ridge Office:
20830 N. Tatum Blvd
Suite 210
Phoenix, AZ 85050

Phone: 623-748-4890
Fax: 623-536-1984
Phoenix Law Office Map