13 Jun 2019
This week marks National Bike Week 2019, a sport enjoyed by enthusiasts and amateurs alike. Unfortunately, cycling on our roads has become a dangerous sport. Even though many cycling accidents remain unreported, cyclists are still statistically more likely to be killed or seriously injured than any other road user.
Facts about cycling accidents
Common types of accident
Some of the most common cycling accidents caused by other road users include:-
If you are involved in an accident, what should you do?
Can I make a claim following my cycling accident?
Following an accident, cyclists can sustain serious injuries and suffer long term physical and financial hardship. Bikes and bike equipment are expensive to repair and replace.
If the accident is partly or wholly the fault of another person you could be entitled to compensation for your injuries, reimbursement of medical bills and rehabilitation costs, repair costs or replacement value for your bike or other property, loss of earnings and any additional travel costs if your bike is damaged and you can’t use it for your usual commute.
If you have suffered from a cycling injury that wasn’t your fault, no matter how minor – let us help. Get in touch with our expert team today.
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