Henderson bicyclist struck by hit and run motorist, captures it on video camera

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run chauffeur in Henderson Thursday. LAS VEGAS( FOX5) – A bicyclist was struck by a hit-and-run motorist in Henderson and caught all of it on his bike video camera.” I believe its a terrific way to obtain around and I can bike to work and I’m actually just 10 minutes slower than if I drive to work,” biker John Mercer stated.

He bikes about nine miles to work nearly daily, he said.

However on Thursday, his commute took a frightening turn when a chauffeur hit him and after that removed on Wigwam and Stephanie.

” I screamed and he could not hear me and I could not stop in time. Fortunately I remained upright I was able to stop and my chain was knocked off,” he stated.

After the collision on Wigwam Parkway and Stephanie Street, Mercer looked over the video from his bike’s electronic cameras. He caught the chauffeur’s license plate number and called cops. Hours later on they called him back and informed him they discovered the chauffeur.

” This motorist plainly knew he slipped up. He’s a young chauffeur and he needs to learn: one mistake like that can be deadly specifically for cyclists,” Mercer said.

He said he forgave the driver and was not upset with him. However he said this isn’t really the very first time he’s been struck while on his bike, and he wanted to advise chauffeurs and other cyclists to watch out for each other.

” There are times when it’s a little scary or uneasy, you have vehicles going faster than you. You’re attempting to keep up and avoid of their method and it’s not always easy,” he stated.

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