E-bike crash death prompts debate over safety on UK roads

Sakine Cihan was struck by a power-assisted bicycle as she was crossing a road in LondonWhen Sakine Cihan died of injuries she suffered after a road accident last month, she was said to be the UK’s first pedestrian to be killed by an e-bike. It is feared that the growing craze for power-assisted cycling means she won’t be the last.Cihan was crossing Kingsland High Street, in Dalston, east London, when she was struck by a Specialized electric bike. The rider was arrested a day later after he came forward, and...

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By: The Guardian - 6 days ago

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