Negligent drivers kill an average of two to three cyclists a day in the US, but they are are rarely charged with homicide
Jennifer Lloyd was riding next to a friend when the Ford 500 sedan raced past. The two were pedaling through an area of California’s Riverside county known as Indio Hills, on an undulating stretch of Dillon Road, a little more than 20 miles into the Tour de Palm Springs, an annual 100-mile century ride that attracts thousands of cyclists. It was about 9.25am on Saturday 10 February.
It was a horrible sound. Two months later, I’m still hearing that sound over and over again
We have an unbelievable public-health crisis with so many cyclists getting hit and killed