When riding your bicycle along a busy road, it is important to always follow the rules of the road in order to avoid collision. According to FOX 31 News, a dangerous collision between a bicycle and a vehicle resulted in serious injuries on Friday morning in Littleton. The accident occurred at West Mineral Avenue and South Mineral Court when a car attempted to make a right turn and struck the cyclist. A 74 year old man was riding his bike down the eastbound sidewalk along West Mineral before sustaining severe injuries from the collision with the vehicle. The man was taken to a nearby Littleton hospital in serious condition. The police are still investigating the accident but no charges have yet been filed regarding the incident.
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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported that vehicle related bicycle accidents accounted for 2 percent of the total number of all traffic fatalities and injuries in the year 2009. Pedestrian and bicycle collisions are particularly devastating due to their vulnerability and close proximity to large vehicle traffic. Obeying all traffic laws and being aware of your surroundings could help minimize these dangerous accidents.
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