Bike Easy Responds to Hit-and-Run That Kills A Person Biking in New Orleans East

Posted by Dan Favre on March 17, 2020 in Advocacy, Bicycle Safety , Education

New Orleans has experienced two fatal hit-and-runs of people walking and biking in consecutive days

From nola.com – Man riding bike killed in hit-and-run in New Orleans East, NOPD says

“In these difficult times, the news of a hit-and-run that killed someone biking in New Orleans East is devastating. Our hearts go out to the loved ones of the victim.

As the coronavirus crisis disrupts our economy and transit system, biking will become an even more important transportation option for many people in New Orleans. This heartbreaking crash is a horrific reminder that, especially in times of crisis, we must all come together to support improved safety on roadways throughout Greater New Orleans. From encouraging efforts to build streets that are safe and accessible for everyone to driving safely without speeding or distractions, we all play a part.”

- Dan Favre, Executive Director

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