Thursday, January 22, 2009

Bicyclists Killed In 2008

Philadelphia:
August 3rd, Olney
Male in his 40's-August 3rd-Struck by a drunk driver while crossing Roosevelt Blvd

Pennsylvania Suburbs -
May 30th West Goshen
Paul Halley - Killed by a drunk driver (BAC=0.26) on West Chester Pike

June 18th, Wayne
Max Brindle - Hit a Parked Car on Bloomingdale Ave

New Jersey -
January 30th, Pitman
Jagtar Singh - Killed by minivan while walking his bike on Woodbury Glassboro Rd

June 13th, Moorestown
Stanley Wang - Nicked by a opening car door and run over by a motorist on Main St

June 28th, Cross Keys (Monroe Township)
Brandon S Scholar - Struck by a pickup truck when trying to cross Black Horse Pike (Rt 42)

July 7th, Moorestown
Will Christianson - Struck by an elderly motorist on Camden Rd

July 24th, Pennsauken
Chris Bender - Struck and killed while trying to cross US 130

August 18th, Edgewater Park
Moises Membrano - Struck by a tractor trailer while trying to cross US 130

October 24th, Vineland
Gonzalo Sola - Struck by a motor vehicle at 6th and Park

The map below indicates media reports of bicyclists killed or injured. Our sympathies to the families of the fallen cyclists. Don't forget that once again on May 2oth the Bicycle Coalition will be hosting a Ride of Silence starting at the Art Museum at 7PM.


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1 comments:

caduceus said...

So sad. I wonder how many traffic citations were given in the same area for motorists disregarding bicycling laws or endangering cyclists. I doubt there were any, except for some of the fatalities.