St Petersburg, FL (June 8, 2021) – On Monday, June 7, a 14-year-old cyclist was injured after being hit by a car in the St. Petersburg area.
The collision reportedly occurred at the junction of 37th Street N. and 34th Avenue N. at around 2 p.m. The 14-year-old boy was riding his bike through the intersection when he was hit by an oncoming SUV. Emergency responders were called to the scene to provide aid to the injured party.
According to local sources, the rider sustained serious injuries. He was transported to a local medical facility where he is listed in stable condition. The driver remained at the scene and is cooperating with the investigation.
An ongoing crash investigation is in progress.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and his family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Bicycle Accidents in Tampa FL
Roughly 2% of annual traffic fatalities involve bicycle accidents, and the majority of deadly bicycle crashes involve head injuries. There were 843 fatalities involving cyclists in 2019, and fatal bicycle accidents have risen by nearly 36% since reaching an all-time low in 2010. The death rate of cyclists 20 years and older has increased by roughly 20% since 1976.
Even if you think your claim is foolproof, you still should consult with an experienced Tampa personal injury lawyer to ensure that your right to compensation is protected. Many victims of bicycle 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 St. Petersburg 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 bicycle 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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