A 15-year-old girl was seriously injured after she was hit by a car while riding her bicycle in Moorhead, Minn. The crash happened on Tuesday evening at the intersection of 40th Avenue and 11th Street South. The car’s driver, David Grout (31), struck the teenager while she was moving through a marked crosswalk. The teenager was taken to Sanford Health. After interviewing the driver, police say the crash appears to have been caused by inattentive driving. An investigation is ongoing.
Bicycle Accidents Cause Serious Injuries and Death on the Road
Bicycle accidents can lead to serious injuries and even death. A new report from the CDC found that bicycle accidents result in the highest number of hospital visits for traumatic brain injury (TBI). Our team of bicycle accident lawyers, led by Fred Pritzker and Eric Hageman have firsthand experience with the dangers that bicyclists face on the road. Fred and Eric are both avid cyclists who have decades of experience representing bicycle accident victims and their families. Minnesota Lawyer recently named Fred and Eric “Attorneys of the Year” for achieving a significant recovery for a family who lost their wife and mother in a bicycle accident.