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New York Bicycle Accident Lawyer Adnan Munawar Issues a Statement on Alleged CitiBike Safety Hazard
Date:11/16/2013

(PRWEB) November 16, 2013

Another accident at a Citi Bike station has occurred, according to CBS Local News (Citi Bike Riders Blame Accidents on New Concrete Barriers, November 1, 2013). Susannah Scott-Mitchell, a self-proclaimed lifelong bike rider, said she suffered bruising from head to toe when she crashed into a concrete bar that had recently been installed in the ground near a Brooklyn Citi Bike station. Ms. Scott-Mitchell alleged that a bus drove close to her and forced her to swerve out of the bike lane, where she then ran into a concrete barrier that had been secured to the ground. The concrete barrier resembles the rectangular concrete blocks commonly placed in parking spaces.

According to the report, the city claimed that the barriers, technically referred to as “wheel stops,” had been installed to prevent vehicles from crashing into the bikes and equipment. While the barriers are surrounded by plastic poles intended to alert people, bikers say that the wheel stops are easy to overlook because they blend in with the street. This is not the first time a rider has been injured after biking into one of the wheel stops; a male rider recently crashed into one Midtown and was rendered unconscious. The city is already facing at least two lawsuits relating to accidents at Citi Bike stations.

Adnan Munawar, Partner at Munawar & Andrews-Santillo LLP, spoke today about Ms. Scott-Mitchell’s accident and the on-going process of improving biker safety in New York City. “The city has taken great strides to increase the accessibility of biking as a form of transportation, most notably through creating new bike lanes and changing the flow of vehicular traffic, and the Citi Bike program was created to encourage people to try riding a bicycle as a means of gett
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