Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Deathwatch 9-27 - 9-28

Photo Credit: Chefranden

I set up a Google Alert for the terms "Cyclist Killed" so each day when I get home I get email reminding me that we as cyclists will never be taken seriously.

There are way to many items on this list for things to be right.


Cyclist killed after being hit by truck at Docklands
Melbourne Leader
A FEMALE cyclist has died after being hit by a truck in Footscray Rd, West Melbourne. The accident happened about 9.30am in the outbound lanes near the City ...

Cyclist Kristopher “Spermy” Chuc, 17, dies in road accident
One of Belize's up-and-coming cyclists, Kristopher “Spermy” Chuc, 17, a member of the Cayo High Road Cycling Team, was knocked down and killed on Thursday, ...

Teen girl's iPod death
New Zealand Herald
It is believed to be the third case in the past year in which a pedestrian or cyclist listening to an iPod has been distracted and killed. ...

Female cyclist killed by truck
3AW (blog)

Legal board issues McGee statement
ABC Online
Mr McGee hit and killed her partner, cyclist Ian Humphrey, on the Kapunda Road north of Adelaide in 2003, then left the scene. In its statement, the board ...

Bereaved dad's plea over death road
Chorley Guardian
A father of a teenage cyclist says more traffic calming measures are needed on the road where he died after the latest accident. ...

Cyclists think safety after fatal hit and run
Cyclists want folks behind the wheel to keep in mind there's a person out there on the bicycle, who can be seriously hurt or even killed. ...

Men killed in separate road crashes on same day are named
This is Lincolnshire
Police have also named a cyclist killed on the A17 at Bicker Bar roundabout near Swineshead last Friday. Keith Edwin Carr, of Coles Lane, Swineshead, ...

Breakdown deaths arrests
Blacktown Sun
In the second incident, a male cyclist was hit and killed by a truck while he was riding with three others in the breakdown lane of the M4 on April 10. ...

Decision On Charges In Fatal Bike Accident Weeks Away
Topeka (WIBW) - A decision on charges in the death of a Topeka cyclist won't be made until toxicology reports are back. Dakota Loomis, spokesperson for ...


Cyclist killed after being struck by two vehicles
(Tom Stefanac / CTV News) A cyclist died Sunday night after being struck by two vehicles in Toronto's west end. Police say the cyclist was travelling south ...

Cyclist killed in hit-and-run
Orangeville Banner
At about 1:30 am a lone cyclist was riding east on Highway 89 in East Luther Grand Valley township when he was struck and killed. ...

Cyclist killed on Durban road
East Coast Radio
By Thrishni Subramoney A cyclist has died after being hit by a truck on Durban's Francois Road this morning. Emergency services say the 40-year-old man ...

Police Search for Truck Involved in Cyclist's Death
My Fox 8
LIBERTY, NC (WGHP) - Investigators are searching for a Ford pickup truck that allegedly struck and killed a cyclist on Highway 421 in Liberty this weekend. ...

Updated: 2009 road casualty stats show UK cycling deaths continuing to fall
More than 80% of cyclists killed or seriously injured (KSI) last year were male, compared with around 60% of pedestrians and car occupants and 90% of ...

Two dead in overnight collisions
Toronto Sun
He was the first cyclist to be killed on a Toronto street this year, Smith said. Anyone with information about either collision was asked to contact police ...

Rossi promises separated bike lanes
Toronto Star
The policy statement also came hours after a cyclist was killed Sunday night when he was hit by two cars while trying to cross busy Lake Shore Blvd. W. at ...

Widow's last chance for justice: Xenophon
ABC Online
It has been made against lawyer Eugene McGee by the widow of cyclist Ian Humphrey who was killed in 2003. The Senator says it could be Di Gilcrist's last ...

No tickets on cars defying Beach Rd park ban
Bayside Leader
“The Coroner's report into the death of James Gould, who was killed by a training cyclist on an endurance run, outlines why these sports cyclists compromise ...

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