Largo, FL (April 3, 2022) – A bicyclist was left with critical injuries after being involved in an accident in Largo on Saturday afternoon, April 2. The crash was reported on 8th Avenue SW near Pinellas County Trail at around 12:11 p.m.
A cyclist was reportedly traveling on the roadway when they were struck by an oncoming Toyota Highlander. The injured rider was transported to a local hospital in critical condition. No one else involved in the incident was injured.
No further information has been provided at this time. An ongoing crash investigation is underway.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Bicycle Accidents in Florida
Without a doubt, Florida is one of the most dangerous states for cyclists. The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles reported 6,633 bicycle accidents in 2019, which is an increase from the previous year. In addition, the number of cyclists killed in the state has risen from 150 in 2018 to 155 in 2019. Bicycle accidents account for about 2% of all road deaths each year, with the majority of fatalities resulting from head injuries.
Even if you believe your claim is unbeatable, you should seek legal counsel from a qualified Largo personal injury lawyer to ensure that your right to compensation is protected. After a collision at a crosswalk, many bicyclists wonder why they need a personal injury lawyer, but even the most straightforward injury claims can present unexpected challenges for those with little legal experience. It’s possible that this is your first time filing an injury claim, in which case you’ll need the help of an experienced Largo bicycle accident attorney.
Bicycle Accident Attorneys in Largo
You may be able to recover the money you need to get back on your feet if the driver is to blame for your injuries after a bicycle accident. Rebein Law has a lot of experience helping people who have been seriously injured in bicycle accidents, and we’re ready to get started on your case right away.
If you have been wrongfully injured by a careless driver, call Attorney Paul Rebein today at 813-305-7285 to discuss your case.
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Disclaimer: The purpose of this post is to inform our readers about the dangers of driving and to provide information for people who are injured in an accident in Florida. This post is not a solicitation for business. None of the information provided is intended to be legal or medical advice. The photo used in this post was not taken at the actual accident scene.