Pinellas Park, FL – Bicyclist Critically Injured at 118th Ave N & 66th St N

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Pinellas Park, FL – Bicyclist Critically Injured at 118th Ave N & 66th St N

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Pinellas Park, FL (May 29, 2021) – A cyclist was left with critical injuries following a collision in Pinellas Park on Friday, May 28. 

According to initial reports, the accident took place at the junction of 118th Avenue N. and 66th Street N. The incident was reported that evening near the time of 6 p.m. A male cyclist was reportedly struck by an oncoming vehicle while traveling along the roadway. 

The injured rider was rushed to the trauma center at Bayfront Health St. Petersburg. The driver remained at the scene and cooperated with authorities. The south- and eastbound lanes at the intersection were closed for several hours following the crash. 

An ongoing investigation into the incident is being handled by local authorities. 

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and his family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.

Bicycle Accidents in Tampa FL

Pinellas Park, FL - Bicyclist Critically Injured at 118th Ave N & 66th St NFlorida, by far, is one of the most dangerous states for cyclists. According to the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, there were 6,633 reported bicycle crashes across the state in 2019, marking an increase from the previous year. Bicycle fatalities in the state have also been on the rise, increasing from 150 deaths in 2018 to 155 fatalities in 2019. 

Even if you think your claim is foolproof, you still should consult with an experienced Tampa bicycle injury lawyer to ensure that your right to compensation is protected. Many victims of cycling crashes wonder why they need a personal injury lawyer after being involved in an accident at a crosswalk, but even the surest of injury claims can present unexpected obstacles for those with little experience with the law. This may be your first time pursuing an injury claim, and you need to reach out to an experienced Florida personal injury attorney for help.

If the driver is to blame for your injuries in the aftermath of a Tampa bicycle accident, you may be able to get the compensation you need to make a full recovery. Rebein Law has years of experience helping victims of pedestrian accidents recover after suffering serious injuries, and we want to get to work on your case right away. If you have been unfairly injured by a reckless driver, contact Attorney Paul Rebein today at 813-305-7285 to discuss your case.

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