Seattle Critical Mass Gets Ugly
According to an article in the Seattle Times, violence broke out at this past Friday’s Critical Mass ride. Witnesses say the motorist struck several cyclists, which incited the crowd to damage the vehicle. Furthermore, the driver ended up getting punched in the face and smashed in the back of the head with a U-lock.
The Stranger, a Seattle newsweekly, reports from the driver’s perspective, “They wouldn’t let me move even after the rest of the bikes went by,” he says, adding that he started to panic when cyclists began tugging on his side mirrors and he heard someone say “let’s tip the car.”
Read more on The Stranger’s website.