Cycling compensation totalling £112,420.84 paid out since launch

The disclosure follows the death of a 20-year-old woman who died after she collided with a lorry while riding a Boris Bike– the first fatality since the bicycles were introduced in London.

A total of £112,420.84 has been handed out in compensation since Boris Bikes scheme was introduced in July 2010.

The disclosure follows the death of a 20-year-old woman who died after she collided with a lorry while riding a Boris Bike– the first fatality since the bicycles were introduced in London.

A total of £112,420.84 has been handed out in compensation since Boris Bikes scheme was introduced in July 2010.There have been 43 property damage claims and nine personal injury claims, with the highest payout to date of £38,031.51 according to information released by TFL.

TfL said the costs were met by its insurance company and said there had been 22 million cycle hires since the scheme was introduced in London.

The 20-year-old woman died on Friday after she collided with a lorry in Whitechapel High Street in east London at about 6.20pm.

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