The rider wearing the camera admitted responsibility for the incident, and both riders were able to ride away from the crash Bike- and helmet-mounted cameras are gaining in popularity among cyclists, particularly those in urban areas wanting evidence when they are the victim of a collision.
However, it’s not often we see someone uploading a video that shows they themselves to be at fault. In this footage, YouTube user Cameron Primrose shows an incident on his commute that he took responsibility for.
Primrose was entering the Cycle Superhighway 3 at the eastern end of Cable Street in East London. A rider already on the blue strip heading in the opposite direction attempts to follow the route round to his right, at which point the two riders come into contact.
The camera carrying rider states that he should have given way and that this was the cause of the clash. Thankfully, both riders and bikes look to have escaped fairly unscathed and both are able to ride on.
In the comments, Primrose states that “I didn’t upload it right away. It happened weeks ago but I kept being pestered by friends that wanted to see it.
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