Dyersburg, TN asked in Car Accidents for Tennessee

Q: If a person riding a bike in crosswalk in AR is hit by speeding car (another car Had stopped) who is at fault?

He was crossing the street on a marked crosswalk by riding his bike. The truck driver said he didn’t see him until he was half way thru the crosswalk and couldn’t avoid him.

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Mr. James Charles Wright

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  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Knoxville, TN
  • Licensed in Tennessee

A: If this happened Arkansas an Arkansas lawyer should answer. Generally a bicyclist on a bike is a "vehicle" not a pedestrian and the rules would apply. Whoever has the right of way in the intersection, the other vehicles will need to yield the right of way.

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