Saturday, December 07, 2019

Bike/Walk KC Calls Deadly Crash Involving Pedestrian 'Unacceptable Violence' Despite Driver Cooperation With Police

Local news reports that "the driver of the vehicle remained at the scene and spoke with investigators. He was released without a citation or charges, pending further investigation."

This town's most prolific cycling/pedestrian activists view the incident from a more critical perspective . . .

“This is the second crash involving a pedestrian we’ve seen in as many weeks,” noted BikeWalkKC policy manager Michael Kelley. “We can’t allow our most vulnerable road users to continue to experience this level of violence because it’s unacceptable.”

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Anonymous said...

The silly season just never ends.
How can anyone take these people seriously when ridiculous announcements like this are made.
And these are the clowns who actually want KCMO taxpayers to support a $350 million bicycle plan?
You'd have to hope that even the spineless clueless KCMO electeds would laugh it right out of the room.

Anonymous said...

Bike/Walk KC should also state all of the murders as unacceptable violence.

Anonymous said...

Why don’t you teach people how to cross the street. If you run out into traffic you get hit.

Anonymous said...

Ever notice that the only time Bike/Walk KC concerns itself with Pedestrians is when they can garner some publicity from them?

Super Dave said...

Pedestrians as well as drivers do stupid stuff.

For Walk KC to make such claims before an thorough investigation is done just shows how narrow minded idiots they are.

Anonymous said...

Accidents happen, its a big city.