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Police release details about car-bicycle collision

December 29, 2010

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Lawrence police on Tuesday released an accident report from a Dec. 16 car and bicycle collision in the 1300 block of Kasold Drive.

Police said the accident occurred when the bicyclist, 76-year-old Paul Enos of Lawrence, made an unsafe lane change and failed to see a Toyota Prius, driven by 89-year-old George Berlin, in the inside lane. Berlin couldn’t stop in time, and his car struck Enos, who was taken to Lawrence Memorial Hospital for treatment.

Comments

John Spencer 4 years, 1 month ago

George Berlin to the Officer taking his statement "Dang kids have no respect!"

bearded_gnome 4 years, 1 month ago

danger of quiet cars.

cars emit sound, until recently. this sound provides safety information. go to quietcars.nfb.org

wow, maybe 76-year-old dude was not so much at fault as I thought in my comments posted under prior article.

soon quiet cars will be required to produce a certain level of sound.


so it's Prius vs. bicycle then. unless that's downhill,the biker should've been able to outpace the prius it seems.

bearded_gnome 4 years, 1 month ago

dunno why the above link isn't working. try this one: http://quietcars.nfb.org/

derned computers anyway.

LogicMan 4 years, 1 month ago

"so it's Prius vs. bicycle then."

Going Green means going Black and Blue, apparently.

(And, BTW, I was (blue-)green before green was cool.)

Randall Uhrich 4 years, 1 month ago

I hope Prof Enos is OK. He's a local geology luminary. Those quiet cars need a cowbell.

bearded_gnome 4 years, 1 month ago

I hope Prof Enos is OK. He's a local geology luminary. Those quiet cars need a cowbell.

---uh, "local geology luminary" you mean he often gets stoned?

Haiku 4 years, 1 month ago

My car is safest. It has instructions printed on the bumper: "Dodge".

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