Two of the bicyclists suffered serious injuries, while another is in critical condition, after crash on Roanoke Avenue, police report.
The crash occurred on Roanoke Ave, near Alveston Street, police said. A 2014 Honda Accord, driven by a 32-year-old driver, reportedly struck the three bicyclists. According to police, the three bicyclists were riding their bicycles northbound of Alveston Street, near the Roanoke Avenue intersection.
A witness alleged that the Honda driver impatiently crossed the intersection. Incidentally, authorities stated that the driver of the car may have been distracted at the Alveston St intersection. Regardless of the reason, the driver’s actions resulted in the single-vehicle bicycle crash which injured three people.
The Honda driver first struck a 48-year-old woman who was riding her bicycle, police stated. First responders reported that the female bicyclist was in critical condition when they arrived on the scene. Therefore, the crew resuscitated her before transporting her and the other two cyclists to a nearby hospital. The other bicyclists suffered severe injuries to the knee, hip, arms, and shoulder. Additionally, one bicyclist had a right leg fracture.
The driver of the Honda remained on the scene to cooperate with authorities. At this time, police have not filed charges; however, they are still investigating the cause of the crash.
Dr. Brian Elias, from The Accident and Injury Team, comments on this crash. “This was a serious accident that resulted in three cyclists sustaining grave injuries. We are very sorry to see it happen here in Boston. We hope that everyone involved has a speedy recovery from this crash.”
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