A cyclist who was killed in a car crash was identified.
The incident happened on North Cascase Avenue, on November 15.
49-year-old Meiko Leach was biking when he was rear-ended by a Chevrolet sedan. It then continued southbound and hit a sign.
Before 2:30 pm, police responded to the scene and found Leach suffering from serious injuries. He was immediately taken to a local hospital but died later.
He was not wearing a helmet during the crash. He was is the third cyclist dead and the 40th traffic fatality in Colorado Springs this year.
Officials are investigating the incident further. No charges have been filed yet.Dealing with the grief and trauma of a loved one being severely hurt or killed in an accident is painful. You may not be aware that it is possible to hold the responsible person accountable. Bourassa Law Group can help you get the medical treatment, financial compensation, and justice you need after being involved in a serious accident. Call (303) 331-6186 for a free consultation with one of our Denver injury lawyers.
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