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How many bike fatalities occur in Indiana?

Are you one of the many residents in Indiana who love to ride your bike? Whether you ride for the physical exercise and benefits associated with that or for basic transportation purposes, you deserve to be safe while on the road. Sadly, many people in cars and other vehicles fail to pay proper attention to bicyclists and that can lead to very serious and even deadly results. Just how many people die in bicycle accidents in Indiana each year? The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration tracks that along with its other vehicle accident data.

Between 2011 and 2015, there were a total of 64 people killed on bicycles throughout the state of Indiana. If that does not seem like a lot, just stop to imagine 64 different families planning funerals or memorial services for their loved ones. Imagine all of the people who must have grieved the loss of those people. It is likely that many of these accidents should be avoidable by safer actions on the part of motorists.

In Clark County, two of those 64 deaths happened. Two of Clark County's neighbors, Floyd and Scott County, each experienced one cyclist death in that timeframe. Elkhart and Marion Counties led the state with eight bicyclist fatalities each followed by five deaths in Madison County, five deaths in Vanderburgh County and another four deaths in Lagrange County.

This information is not intended to provide legal advice but is instead meant to give Indiana residents an overview of the dangers they face as bicyclists when sharing the road with motor vehicles in Indiana.

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