KDKA (VIDEO): Hit-And-Run Victim Works To Make Pittsburgh Bike Friendly

A follow up article to our intern, Dan Yablonsky who was the victim of a terrible hit-and-run in Lawrenceville in May

Five-and-a-half months ago, Dan Yablonsky was riding his bike down Liberty Avenue when a jeep barreling through the intersection ran him over, shattering his body from head to toe.

“Right there. Boom,” Yablonsky said.

Friday, with the help of a cane, he returned to the spot for the first time.

“There’s something that wanted me to come back to this city,” he said. “To see the view.”

It’s ironic that Yablonsky had only recently moved to the city to work here at Bike PGH — a bike advocacy group which promotes bike safety.

And he bristles when anyone calls it an accident.

Read the full article and watch the video on the KDKA website

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