Bicycle Accidents

Driver in fatal accident charged

The driver in the fatal accident that killed a 20-year-old bicyclist has been charged with drunken driving and vehicular homicide, according to Rome Police.   Jasmine Finch, age 20, of Rome, was identified Friday as the victim in the fatal accident at the

2021-04-16T05:31:09-04:00May 23, 2020|

Boston Bicyclist Struck and Killed

A visiting scientist from Japan has been killed while riding her bicycle in Boston. Police say that the rider, who has been working at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), was struck at the intersection of Beacon Street and Charlesgate West at about 3:30 pm

2021-04-16T12:33:38-04:00May 20, 2013|

Surly Bikes Recalls Bicycle Forks Due to Fall Hazard

This recall involves Surly Pugsley 100mm and 135mm bicycle forks made of tubular Chromoly steel.  The bicycle fork can bend above the disc brake mount, posing a fall hazard to the rider.   “Surly” is printed on both legs of the fork. “Pugsley” is printed

2021-04-16T06:52:31-04:00May 8, 2013|

Land of Nod Recalls Plush Dolls due to Choking Hazard

The Land of Nod recalled over 2,500 plush dolls. The hands-on plush dolls can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. The firm has received one report of the doll hand detaching and three reports of the doll's hands loosening.   The “Dollies” were

2021-04-16T06:23:33-04:00April 26, 2013|

Toys R Us Recalls Huffy Tricycles

Today the CPSC announced a recall of over 5,000 2012 Huffy 20-Inch Slider Tricycles. The handlebar can unexpectedly loosen while in use, causing the rider to lose control.   This acknowledged defect poses potential crash and fall hazards for young riders. The tricycles were sold

2021-04-15T14:34:12-04:00April 17, 2013|
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