How can we help make Ottawa a safer place to cycle? Ottawa cycling accident Riverside and Bank results in tragic death.
Ottawa Cycling Accident
Sadly, another tragic Ottawa bicycle accident has occurred. Last night a 56 year old female cyclist died while cycling on Riverside Drive and Bank Street. She was cycling along and was hit by a cement truck . When Ottawa paramedics arrived at the Ottawa accident scene they attempted to save her life but the force of the hit was so strong they were unable to help and she dies at the scene of the accident. The cause of the bicycle accident is unknown and Ottawa police are investigating. If you witnessed this accident or have any information that could help determine the cause of this Ottawa accident, please contact the Ottawa Police at 613-236-1222.
We know that a great deal of people cycle in Ottawa, so how can we help keep them safe? We can’t keep losing valuable lives such as this woman’s. My thoughts go out to her family and friends at this terribly difficult time.
This tragic death sparks debate once again in Ottawa as to what to do. Do we need more cycling paths in Ottawa? Do we need to focus on more education for cyclists? Do we need an education campaign for drivers? Our injury lawyers would love to hear your thoughts. Please visit www.ottawainjury.ca , call (613) 978-9549 or (613) 237-4922 ext.203 or email us at email@example.com.
There are already many cycling advocacy groups in Ottawa. These groups, along with Ottawa Police , safety groups and the Ottawa community at large can make a big difference. Whether you are a cyclist in Ottawa or not, our community needs to be as safe as possible for everyone. I urge you to contact your MPP if you have any suggestions on how to make Ottawa a safer place for everyone and in particular if you have ideas on how we can reduce the number of Ottawa accidents that happen daily.
Ottawa Cycling Accident Lawyers David Hollingsworth
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