Palm Harbor, FL – Teen Cyclist Fatally Hit by Pickup on US-19 near Grand Cypress Blvd

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Palm Harbor, FL – Teen Cyclist Fatally Hit by Pickup on US-19 near Grand Cypress Blvd

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Palm Harbor, FL (August 22, 2022) – An 11-year-old boy was killed after being hit by a driver while riding a bicycle in Palm Harbor on Sunday, August 21. The deadly accident took place on US-19 near Grand Cypress Boulevard at around 5:30 p.m. 

A 21-year-old man was reportedly driving a Dodge pickup truck towing a boat trailer while headed northbound on the highway. The driver swerved onto the sidewalk to avoid another accident when he hit a boy on a bike. 

The Lutz boy was transported to a local hospital where he later died. Neither the driver nor his passenger were hurt in the accident. 

An ongoing investigation into the cause of the fatal accident is underway. 

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Fatal Bicycle Accidents in Florida

Palm Harbor, FL - Teen Cyclist Fatally Hit by Pickup on US-19 near Grand Cypress BlvdAn accident on a bicycle might result in a protracted, painful recovery, high medical costs, missed pay, and other consequences. Fortunately, if another person caused your collision, you might be able to sue them for reimbursement for your damages. But this procedure is frequently fairly challenging, particularly when trying to deal with several other chores and recuperate from injuries.

You may be eligible for financial compensation through a wrongful death case if you lost a loved one in an accident that was someone else’s fault. Grieving the loss of someone you love is never simple, and it can be especially difficult if the death occurred due to completely avoidable circumstances. This circumstance is unjust and traumatizing since you know someone else killed your relative and that person might have prevented it.

If a family member passes away as a consequence of injuries they got in an automobile accident, a Palm Harbor bicycle accident lawyer can assist you with every aspect of your case or claim. The key is working with a knowledgeable wrongful death attorney. People who have lost a loved one in a tragic vehicle accident have long received support from the lawyers at Rebein Law. Contact Attorney Paul Rebein at 813-305-7285 to discuss how we might be able to help you.

Note: Secondary sources were used in the creation of this post. Our team has not independently verified the facts surrounding this accident. If any information is not correct, please contact Rebein Law so that we can update the post with the most accurate information available. We will remove a post upon request.

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.

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