Submission: Cyclist Struck at 1225 Connecticut Ave, NW

Date: 12/7/10
Approx time: 7PM
Description:
Cyclist wearing helmet heading North on 18th St NW at Connecticut ave intersection in curb lane just over lane line, travelling with traffic and had light. Parked black SUV on East side of 18th Street in front of 1225 Connecticut Ave NW building opened door and struck cyclist on right side neck. Cyclist knocked off of bicycle. Transported to Washington hospital center because of concern of neck injury via ambulance after police report filed. Police cited SUV driver (unsure of what the citation was for but apparently they had to cite “someone”). Injuries limited to bruising on neck and soreness and stiffness in shoulder and neck.

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