I always hate to hear of terrible accidents like this, especially when it involves car vs. bicycle. The city of Wilmington has a bike trail that has been in place since I moved here in the 1980's. It runs straight through the city from downtown to the beach but very few people use it or know about it, it seems. It is called Park Ave. You can bike from Seagate to downtown and not have to use Wrightville Ave.at all! Now you can even hook up with the cross city trail at Rose ave and take Eastwood all the way to the beach. I wish the city would spend a little to advertise these trails so bikers can avoid the dangerous roads like Wrightsville Ave.
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