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Cyclist Struck at 11th and U NW Thursday


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Borderstan has not found any updates today on the condition on the 20-year-old male cyclist who was seriously injured Thursday after being hit by a car at 11th and U Streets NW. According to numerous sources, the accident occurred at 10 am.

Dcist cites city sources who said the young man has life-threatening injuries; his identity has not been released. WJLA reported that the cyclist had died, but this was not picked up by other media outlets and has not been confirmed by officials.

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Tuesday Afternoon Bike Accident at 15th and T NW


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A cyclist and a car collided at 15th & T Street NW. (Tom Hay)

Few details are available, but a cyclist and a car collided around 4 pm on Tuesday afternoon at 15th and T Streets NW. Northbound traffic on 15th was closed for a short while.

The DC Police Department tweeted the incident:

@DCPoliceDept: (1/2) Traffic Alert: Accident involving a cyclist at 15th and T St, NW. Northbound traffic on 15th St is shut down until further notice.

@DCPoliceDept: (2/2) PT is an adult male; he’s going in &out of consciousness/taken to a local hospital. Take EB Swann St,14th St and 16th St/7066.

The two-way bike lanes are on the west side of 15th Street, which is a one-way northbound street at T Street.

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Update on Biker Injured in Tuesday’s U Street Accident


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The bike-truck accident occurred Tuesday at 11th and U Streets NW. (Luis Gomez Photos)

Dcist has an update on the status of the biker who was hit by a trailer truck on Tuesday at 11th and U Streets NW.

According to DCist, “Shawn Streiff, the cyclist who was hit by a truck while riding a Capital Bikeshare bike near 11th and U Streets NW, remains in the hospital after the Wednesday morning accident. He also faces three tickets in the wake of the crash, one for running a red light and another for not wearing a helmet.”

The DCist story includes a comprehensive picture of the tragedy with information about Streiff. The story also has information on how to make donations to help Streiff with his recovery.

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Bike-Trailer Truck Accident at 11th and U Streets NW


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Truck-biker accident at 11th and U Streets NW. (Luis Gomez Photos)

From Luis Gomez. Catch his photos at One Photograph A Day. Follow him on Twitter @LuisGomezPhotos.

We still do not have any Police report on this incident. But seems like a man riding a Capital BikeShare was hit by a truck  at 11th and U Streets NW. The biker was taken to a hospital while police were still on site.

According to NBC Channel 4 on Tuesday, “The bicyclist, a 29-year-old Northwest man, is in stable condition, News4′s Pat Collins reported. He was charged with failure to yield right of way and a red light violation.”

Channel 9 and Channel 4 have more details.

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