Six bicyclists who say they were injured in bicycle accidents they say were caused by Seattle street car tracks have filed a lawsuit against the city. The six are Patricia Lenssen, Joseph Pomerleau, Emma Levitt, Jason Dean, Laura Humiston and Amanda Currier.
The bicyclists say their bicycle accident injuries range from broken bones to chipped teeth. They claim that Seattle ignored the hazard the tracks cause to bicyclists. One cyclist, Patricia Lenssen, suffered a broken jaw and two broken front teeth
The plaintiffs in the lawsuit are seeking general damages and reimbursement for medical expenses and lost wages.
Lawsuit: Streetcar tracks unsafe for cyclists
Seattle PI.com June 1, 2010 Scott Gutierrez