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This happened on the south side of the street just before the sidewalk juts out for the streetcar stop that was hit by a commercial bus and still has not reopened. The boy who was riding with his brother on H Street, NE last night lost his life. The scene of the two bicycles on the street, the injured boy being administered CPR and his brother giving a statement to police was so sad.
The combination of the streetcar, Metro and commercial buses, cars and trucks and overall traffic speed combined with bicyclists proved to be deadly for this young person. May he rest in peace.
The intersection is very dangerous for pedestrians, bicyclists, scooters, and everyone passing through. DDOT needs to look at this part of H to make it safer.
“Detectives with the Metropolitan Police Department’s Major Crash Investigations Unit are investigating a fatal traffic crash that occurred on Saturday, June 23, 2018, in the 300 block of H Street, Northeast.
The preliminary investigation revealed that at approximately 9:35 pm, a bicyclist was operating a bicycle traveling eastbound in the street car lane in the 300 block of H Street, Northeast. The bicyclist’s tire was caught in the street car rail, causing the bicyclist to fall into the path of a charter bus. The charter bus was also traveling eastbound on H Street, Northeast and struck the bicyclist. DC Fire and EMS transported the bicyclist to a local hospital for treatment, where he succumb to his injuries.
The decedent has been identified as 19-year-old Malik Habib, of Northeast.”
Ed. Note: There was also a terrible multi-car crash earlier on H Street on June 23rd.
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District Cutlery is celebrating their 10th and 11th anniversaries this week (we forgot last year) and offering customers 25% off all sharpening services. Walk-in service at Union Market is welcome or you can make arrangements for mail-in service on their website. Typical turn-around is less than an hour (but sometimes the queue gets long).
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Girls in Gear is a Non-Profit that teaches girls age 5+ life skills through bike skills. We aim to get your girl to fall in love with herself, her friends, and her bike! Registration is open across the DMV for our eight-week program that starts the weekend of September 23rd. Programming runs for 90 minutes once a week on a weekend morning.
All abilities of riders – balance bikes, training wheels, two wheels, road-bike pros and everything in between – are welcome. We are non-competitive and focus on having fun no matter what your level of riding is. We pride ourselves in being a low-cost program and also have a no-questions-asked scholarship policy that includes bikes and helmets if needed.
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