NBC4 SUV Struck Cyclist at Sherman Avenue and Euclid Street NW
The police aren't releasing the name of the cyclist who was struck at Sherman Avenue and Euclid Street NW this morning. A spokesperson for NBC4 says that a photographer in one of the station's SUVs was heading down Sherman–he declined to give a name–when a cyclist ran a red light and collided with the car. The bike had no brakes, the spokesperson says, and the cyclist wasn't wearing a helmet. An eyewitness to the accident didn't say anything about brakes but told me essentially the same thing–no helmet, ran a light. The photographer, the spokesperson says, is "pretty shaken up."
TheWashCycle has more on an April 8 meeting to discuss the Sherman Avenue redesign, which is planned to make the artery more bike-friendly. I'm trying to track down the cyclist to get his or her side of this. My e-mail address is at the bottom of this post.