Wichita, KS – Teen Bicyclist Injured in Crash at 44th St & Hoover Rd

Wichita, KS - Teen Bicyclist Injured in Crash at 44th St & Hoover Rd

Wichita, KS (June 13, 2024) – A teenager was hurt after being hit by a car while riding a bicycle in the Wichita area. The incident took place at the corner of W. 44th Street and Hoover Road late that night around 8 p.m. It was later revealed that a 15-year-old was riding a bike when they were struck by a pickup truck. 

Emergency crews were rushed to the scene to provide aid to the involved parties. The pickup driver remained at the scene and cooperated with responding officials. The injured cyclist was transported to a local hospital by ambulance for the treatment of sustained injuries. No updates on the condition of the injured party have been provided. No further information on the incident is currently available. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the collision is being managed by local law enforcement officials. 

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.

Bicycle Accidents in Kansas

Kansas is a great place to ride a bicycle. Unfortunately, there are many risks for cyclists when they travel on the road near motor vehicles. In the past 10 years there have been over 8,000 bike and pedestrian collisions reported in the state. There were 298 fatalities and 971 serious injuries as a result of these accidents. The majority of the fatalities were victims under 30 years old, and roughly 900 people lose their lives in bicycle accidents in the United States each year. In a recent year, bicycle accidents accounted for nearly 2 percent of all road fatalities. If you or a loved one sustains injuries in a bicycle accident, you should be prepared to take the required actions to safeguard your legal rights by collaborating with an experienced lawyer.

You do not want to take any chances with your recovery if you or someone close to you is hurt in a bicycle accident. A respected Kansas law firm will be ready to get to work on your case. The legal team at Bretz Injury Law can be reached at 620-524-0080. 

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