Submission: Cyclist Struck at 7th and Constitution, NW

Date: 4/4/11
Approx time: 1PM
Description:
Cluster of 4 cyclists riding single file on the right side of the rightmost traffic lane (cars parked along the street), southbound on 7th Street NW, just south of Constitution. Metro bus passed the back three very closely (within a foot), lead rider about 30 feet ahead of the others was sideswiped and knocked down. Sustained minor injuries – scrapes, bruises, possibly a broken wrist – and was taken away in an ambulance. MTP took statements from the driver, the struck rider, and one of the trailing cyclists.

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