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Biker Struck on George Washington Parkway

June 5, 2012 by The Parrish Law Firm

Arlington, VA – June 5 – A bicyclist was sent to the hospital Tuesday morning after being struck by a car.

According to official reports by ARLnow.com, the accident occurred in the northbound lanes of George Washington Parkway.

Authorities said this is an area that has seen many “tragic accidents” and “close calls” between vehicles, bicyclists and pedestrians.

U.S. Park Police spokesman Sgt. Paul Brooks said the bicyclist was conscious and breathing after the incident but was transported to a nearby hospital via ambulance.

According to Brooks, the area is “confusing” and cyclists and pedestrians are urged to stop and double check if the road is clear before proceeding through the intersections.

No charges have been filed at this time.

If you or a loved one has been injured recently in a bicycle accident, please contact Parrish Law Firm, PLLC for more information. Call us today at 703-906-4229 for a free case evaluation.

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