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.
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Arlington, VA – May 14 – A driver was hospitalized Monday morning following an accident caused by a tractor-trailer.
The incident occurred when a tractor-trailer heading south on S. Glebe Road near S. Walter Reed Drive lost two of its rear wheels, reports ARLnow.com.
The wheels flew off and struck a Mercedes SUV that was travelling northbound on the same street.
According to Arlington County police spokesman Dustin Sternbeck, the driver of the Mercedes sustained minor injuries and was transported to a nearby hospital.
The driver of the tractor-trailer remained at the scene of the accident. By 11:45 a.m., both the tractor-trailer and the SUV had been towed away.
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