right hook
 n.— «Transportation Alternatives’ Graham Beck was on the scene and he said the crash looked like a “classic right hook.” The drivers of these big tucks have a big blind-spot along the right side of their vehicle. They can’t see much of anything on that side of the truck. Unfortunately, this does not prevent them from often making fast, aggressive right turns at crowded intersections. The “right hook” is a common way for pedestrians and cyclists to die on the streets of New York.» —“Trucker Kills Cyclist on Ninth Avenue and 29th Street” by Aaron Naparstek StreetsBlog (New York City) Aug. 10, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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