Teacher Sarah Crosby Killed in Las Vegas
Bicyclist Sarah Crosby, in her 50s, has been identified as the victim of a fatal accident that took place on September 30th.
The female teacher was reportedly riding her bike at an intersection when a vehicle struck her.
It occurred around 7 a.m. and when emergency personnel arrived they rushed Crosby to the hospital.
Unfortunately, despite life-saving efforts, she died at the hospital.
Sarah Crosby was a fourth grade teacher at Freedom Classical Academy. They hosted a memorial at the charter school on Friday evening to honor the woman who was an integral part of the school.
According to people in the area, the intersection is dangerous due to numerous drivers speeding by and avoiding the stop sign.
The driver who struck Crosby stopped and was fully cooperative with authorities at the scene.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Sarah Crosby.
Similar to motorcyclists, bicyclists are just as vulnerable on the roads. According to the NHTSA, 30% of bicycle accident injuries occur when hit by a vehicle. In addition, these injuries are often the result of the driver not paying attention.
Another issue that factors into bicycle and vehicle accidents is the fact that both parties are not fully aware of their rights/responsibilities on the road. Who has the right of way? Drivers are also not always knowledgeable of when to yield. When a driver fails to yield, more of these accidents are likely to occur.
If your injuries are caused by the negligence of a third party you may be entitled to compensation. In the event of a death, families may also be entitled to wrongful death benefits.
If you or a loved one need legal help following an accident, contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111.