Zebulon, NC (June 20, 2020) – A person was taken to the hospital following a bicycle accident in Zebulon on Thursday. The crash occurred on West Gannon Avenue around 10:30 p.m.
The Zebulon Fire Department along with local police authorities responded to the scene shortly after the crash occurred. According to Fire Chief Chris Perry, the bicyclist was struck near Pineview Drive and received unknown injuries as a result of the crash. There is no information on details surrounding the accident and it is not known if the driver remained at the scene.
An investigation is ongoing at this time and no further details have been released.
Bicycle Accidents in North Carolina
Bicyclists are a common sight in North Carolina, especially during the warmer months. Many people in our state enjoy riding bicycles as a form of exercise or sometimes as a means of transportation. Riding a bicycle, however, comes with risks. Current data shows that about 1,000 people are hurt each year in North Carolina bicycle accidents. Bicyclists are most vulnerable when they are on the open roadway in heavily-traveled or poorly-lit areas.
If you have been injured in a bicycle crash, North Carolina bicycle accident attorney Jason M. Burton can help. Mr. Burton has assisted victims of serious crashes for over eight years. With experience in the courtroom and through negotiating, we have all of the skills needed to make sure that you receive the outcome you deserve.
For your free consultation, please call us at any time at (833) 623-0042.
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