Bicycle Accidents Blog

Hit-and-Run in Windsor Leaves Cyclist Seriously Injured

A cyclist was hospitalized with serious injuries after a hit-and-run Sunday evening, Windsor Star reports. An officer driving in the 900 block of Tecumseh Road West spotted a bicycle laying in the road around 8:40 p.m. The officer stopped to move the bicycle and found an injured man underneath the bicycle. Emergency responders rushed the... Read More

Woman Riding E-Bike Injured After Being Struck By SUV in East Windsor

One woman was taken to the local hospital after being struck by an SUV while riding an e-bike in East Windsor last Wednesday evening. According to Windsor News, police responded to the accident scene at Tecumseh Road East near George Avenue at about 10:30 p.m. The woman sustained non-life-threatening injuries. The westbound lanes of Tecumseh between... Read More

Crash in East Windsor Leaves Cyclist Seriously Injured

A cyclist was taken to the hospital on Friday night with serious, but non-life threatening injuries after being struck by a vehicle. The Windsor Police and other emergency responders were called to the scene in the westbound lanes of Tecumseh Road East near Forest Glade Drive at about 9 p.m. The area was closed to... Read More

Rules of the Road: Riding an E-Bike in Ontario

As more people are concerned about the effect of pollution on the environment and the cost of maintaining a vehicle, they are increasingly turning to alternative modes of transportation, including electronic bicycles (e-bikes). These e-bikes look like traditional bikes but are capable of traveling at faster speeds because they have electric motors. Before venturing out... Read More

Ways to Maximize Your Case Value in an E-Bike Accident Claim

After an e-bike accident, there are certain ways to maximize the value of your claim to seek recovery for your injury. This involves understanding these factors, the different aspects of electronic bicycles and knowing which steps to follow to possibly help protect the full value of your claim.  A knowledgeable Windsor bicycle accident lawyer at... Read More

Thursday Afternoon Crash Leaves Bicyclist with Life-Threatening Injuries

Around 3:30 p.m. yesterday a bicyclist was hit by a car on Tecumseh Rd. E at Parent Ave. in front of the Caboto Club, according to Windsor Police. Officers arrived to find a black Volkswagen Jetta on its side. The bicyclist was lying on the road. The police have not filed charges against the driver... Read More

Tips for Avoiding a Crash on Your Next Bicycle Ride in Windsor

Summer is great time to ride your bicycle. It is a great way to get exercise, enjoy the outdoors and save some money on your transportation expenses. However, you need to be careful on the roads because there is always a risk of an accident involving a motor vehicle, even in low-traffic areas. If you... Read More

Getting Compensation After a Bicycle Accident

Being injured in a bicycle accident can lead to devastating injuries. Fortunately, accident victims in Ontario may have a number of different ways to receive compensation for their injuries. The Windsor bicycle accident lawyers at Greg Monforton & Partners have handled countless bicycle accident claims and are familiar with all aspects of cycling law. During... Read More

Bicyclist Injured When Hit by Flatbed Truck Mirror

A Wallaceburg resident was injured after being hit from behind by the large passenger side mirror of a flatbed truck while training for a fundraiser for the Ronald McDonald House in London. According to reports, the cyclist was training for a 150-kilometre bike ride from Wallaceburg to London on Aug. 19. The man was riding... Read More

Bicycle Safety in Ontario

Cycling is a popular activity throughout Windsor and Ontario during the warmer months. However, it is also very dangerous. Every year, approximately 7,500 cyclists are seriously injured, according to Statistics Canada. In a report released by the Ontario chief coroner in 2012, 100 per cent of the 129 bicycle accident deaths that occurred in the... Read More