Seattle bicycling community bands together in search of hit-and-run driver that killed Seattle bicyclist

Mike Wang, 44, a photographer and father of two was killed in a bicycle accident on July 28 when he was hit by a hit-and-run driver while bicycling in Seattle.

Wang a professional photographer who worked for PATH, a global health nonprofit was riding his bike northbound on Dexter when an SUV made a left turn onto Thomas and hit him. The driver of the SUV initially stopped but then fled the scene.

Wang was the second Seattle-are cyclist to be killed in a week. John Przychodzen was killed in Kirkland on July 22nd when he was hit from behind.

The cycling community as well as the police department is searching for a brown American-made SUV with tinted windows and a chrome roof rack in connection with the accident. They urge anyone with information to contact the Seattle Police Department at 206-625-5011.

The Seattle Times reports that one report found that 145 riders an hour ride the stretch of Dexter where Wang was killed during the morning in commute. The report said that between 2008 and 2010 that 14 bicyclists were hit and most causes the fault was the driver who failed to yield for the cyclist.

This information is provided by Seattle Car Accident Lawyer blog, a service of The Farber Law Group. We represent people who have been seriously injured in bicycle accidents and the family of those who have died.

Source: Person killed in Dexter hit-and-run identified as Mike Wang, Seattle Bike Blog, Jully 29, 2011, Tom Fucoloro
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