“This is just pathetic”; a bereaved mom says enough is enough

Buffered Bike Lane with a bike symbol and arrow pointing forward

Last night I had one of those comments that reminds me why I’ve devoted so much of my life to this site.

It came from “Nick’s mom”. Nick is Nick Moreno, a 17-year-old boy who died in the ICU on October 29th, one day after he was struck by a car while trying to cross McLoughlin Blvd. on his bike (read more about Nick in this Oregonian story).

Read her comment below:

A week before this Nick came home with injuries from head to toe because he had been run off the road by a car. Nick ended up being thrown off his bike. The driver didn’t even stop. Nick ended up in the ER because we thought he had a broken ankle. Nick’s friends told me being run off the road by vehicles happens all the time to them.

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