• Another Bicyclist Struck

    by  • July 6, 2006 • Injuries and Fatalities • 0 Comments

    From the Wilmington News Journal

    A 21-year-old man was dragged 170 feet under a Jeep Liberty after the vehicle struck him as he was riding his bicycle on Del. 1 at Country Club Rd near Rehoboth Beach, state police said.

    Anton Stratinskiy of Russia was riding south on the shoulder of the highway, which also is used as a bike lane, about 10 p.m. Monday, Cpl. Jeff Oldham said. …

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    The Cape Gazette has been tracking crashes on route 1. For the third week of July bicyclists accounted for 12% of the crashes on the road. It’s estimated that during peak summer traffic cyclists represent 1 to 2% of the total traffic volume.

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