Hit and Run Bicycle Accident in West Baltimore Results in Death
Authorities are currently conducting a thorough investigation into a fatal hit-and-run collision that resulted in the death of a 47-year-old male cyclist early Sunday morning in the vicinity of West Franklin and Payson Streets in West Baltimore. Following a distress call just past midnight, officers were dispatched to the scene, as detailed in an official statement. Upon arrival, they discovered the cyclist with critical injuries sustained from an impact with an as yet unidentified motor vehicle. Despite the prompt arrival and efforts of emergency medical personnel to provide critical aid, the man was tragically declared deceased at the location. The driver involved in the incident failed to remain at the scene. The CRASH team’s investigation is ongoing, and they appeal to the public for any relevant information, requesting individuals to contact detectives at 410-396-2606 or to reach out via the emergency number 911.
Authorities are urging the public to come forward with any information regarding the hit-and-run collision that caused the death of a cyclist in West Baltimore. The incident occurred on Sunday morning at the intersection of West Franklin and Payson Streets, and despite immediate emergency response, the 47-year-old male cyclist succumbed to his injuries at the scene.
Take Action After Bicycle Crash in Maryland
A bicyclist who survives a collision with a car should consider themselves lucky because these crashes so often end in a cyclist’s death. As personal injury attorneys, the team at Zirkin & Schmerling Law has seen the devastating results of collisions between cars and bikes.
In some cases, the cyclist victims of these crashes never fully recover and regain full mobility. It takes months or years of expensive follow-up care, including plastic surgery, physical therapy, and psychological therapy for emotional damage.
It’s time to talk to a Maryland bicycle accident attorney who has experience with car accidents that involve bicyclist injuries. The team at Zirkin & Schmerling Law has decades of combined experience handling the aftermath of severe car and bicycle crashes. We’re here to help you secure the resources you need to move forward after your accident.