Date Published:2021-11-01

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Wife of Fall River mayor seriously hurt after being hit by car while riding bicycle

MATTAPOISETT, MA – The wife of Fall River Mayor Paul Coogan was seriously injured Sunday morning when she was struck by a passenger vehicle while riding her bicycle, WHDH reports.

Judi Coogan was on a 60-mile ride with the Narragansett Bay Wheelmen cycling club when a car ran a stop sign and collided with three of the riders, Mayor Coogan wrote on Facebook.

She suffered broken collarbones, 12 fractured ribs, and punctured lungs, and is currently receiving treatment at Saint Luke’s Hospital.

It is unclear if either of the other cyclists was injured, or whether the driver who hit them will face criminal charges.

Have you been injured in a collision with a reckless motorist? If so, contact the Fall River bicycle accident lawyers at the Law Offices of Ronald J. Resmini, LTD. today for a free, no-obligation consultation. Depending on what happened, we may be able to get you financial compensation for your injuries and related expenses, at no upfront cost to you. We can be reached online or by phone at (508) 491-1025.

Written By: Ronald J. Resmini

Last Updated: 2023-01-20