Dr. Sanjay Gupta of CNN investigates the fatal crash that killed Mathieu Lefevre, and interviews Vaccaro & White client Erika Lefevre and attorney Steve Vaccaro about efforts to learn the truth about his death from the NYPD.
In 2010, in more than 6,000 New York City traffic accidents involving cyclists, 36 people died, according to the state Department of Motor Vehicles. Transportation Nation reported that no criminal charges were filed against the drivers involved.
One woman — the mother of an artist named Mathieu Lefevre, who was killed on a bike — is on a crusade to learn more about his death and to make roads safer for cyclists. There is a growing sense among the city’s cycling community that to many authorities, bicyclists don’t matter.