Anne Arundel County Police will hold a press conference on Monday June 30 at 1pm at the WWII Memorial to address the recent bicycle incidents, the most serious of which occurred close to the memorial. BikeAAA is participating and all cyclists are encouraged to attend as a show of support and to exemplify safe practices. Further details are below:
WHAT: The Anne Arundel County Police Department and members of the cycling community will discuss the… series of bicycle-related crashes and preventive steps to be taken.
WHO: Anne Arundel County Police Chief Kevin Davis
Bicycle Advocates for Annapolis & Anne Arundel County (Bike AAA), President Jon Korin
Members of the Anne Arundel County Police Department’s Traffic Safety Section and Bike Patrol Unit
WHEN: Monday, June 30, 2014, 1:00 p.m.
WHERE: Rt. 450 (Ritchie Hwy.) and Chase Rd. The World War II Memorial Annapolis, MD 21409
BACKGROUND: Within the last several days, the Anne Arundel County Police Department has investigated a number of accidents involving bicycles. Most have been minor in nature, but the most recent incident involved serious life-threatening injuries. During the press conference, members of the Anne Arundel County Police Department will outline the recent accidents, their causes, and preventive measures that can and could have been taken.
Media Advisory- Bike Crashes