Letter to the Editor: Car and bike safety

Monday, October 2, 2017

To the Editor:

Today I witnessed a car turning without using their turn signal and hitting a young man on his bicycle. The car was a white Mazda with a bike rack and bike on the back.

The driver of the car briefly stopped, but took off without finding out if the biker was injured. I was a witness and by the time I had turned around to see if the biker was hurt and needed help, the car had disappeared.

Please do the right thing and turn yourself in to the Shoreline Police. I only regret that I did not get your license number.

This took place on Monday, October 2 at 2 pm. Both the biker and the car were heading east on N. 185. The car turned south on Meridian. The biker was in a marked bike lane following the rules.

With all the new bike lanes in Shoreline I urge everyone to be more careful, use their turn signals and check to make sure there is no one in the bike lanes before making turns.

Carole Presson


Anonymous,  October 3, 2017 at 1:12 PM  

A driver who also bicycles hits a person on a bicycle and doesn't stop? Bad karma for sure...

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