November 25, 2005

Teen Driver Text Messaging Hits Cyclist

Another reminder not to text message and drive. CBS Denver reports on yet another serious accident caused by a driver text messaging at the wheel.

"A cyclist was in critical condition Wednesday night. Investigators said he was hit by a teen driver who was distracted by text messaging on a cell phone.

Police said the 17-year-old driver crossed over into a cycling lane in Highlands Ranch.

A 63-year-old man riding a bicycle was hit. His injuries were considered serious and life threatening".

Related stories:

-- Text messaging causes accident near Sandy Beach

-- Driver was texting when he killed child

-- Talking while driving can be deadly

-- Texting driver jailed for deaths

-- The Car accident and Sms

-- Killed Son's Father Warns Against SMS While Driving

-- Mobile Phone Driver Jailed for Death Crash

-- Text-messaging driver kills cyclist.

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