Tampa, FL (November 5, 2021) – A speeding motorist in the Tampa area killed a bicyclist early on Thursday morning, November 4. The deadly crash was reported at the intersection of Park Centre Drive and Lizards Tail Road at around 7:35 a.m.
A northbound driver reportedly failed to yield to a cyclist at the crossroads. The car collided head-on with the southbound cyclist before hitting a nearby tree. Paramedics were sent to the scene to provide aid to the involved parties.
The rider suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene by attending medical personnel. The driver was transported to a local medical facility for treatment. No updates on their condition have been provided at this time.
An ongoing crash investigation is being managed by local authorities.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Deadly Bicycle Accidents in Florida
Florida is without a doubt one of the most dangerous states for bicycle riders. In 2019, the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles reported 6,633 bicycle accidents, up from the previous year. The number of cyclists killed in the state has also increased, from 150 in 2018 to 155 in 2019. Bicycle accidents account for around 2% of all road deaths each year, with head injuries accounting for the bulk of fatalities.
Your life will change in innumerable ways when you lose someone close to you. The resulting losses can be devastating to your emotional and financial well-being. With the loss of a family member, it is far too easy to become overwhelmed by new challenges. Those who have already suffered a devastating loss can be devastated by the resulting costs. Many families are unsure what to do next in order to get the compensation they deserve. When a loss occurs as a result of another’s negligence, neglect, or wrongful act, the situation can quickly become unbearable. After losing a family member in a sudden and catastrophic accident, the last thing you want to feel is alone. Many people who have been affected by a wrongful death aren’t sure if they need the help of a Tampa personal injury lawyer.
Tampa Bicycle Accident Lawyers
You need a Tampa wrongful death lawyer who is ready to help you with every aspect of your case or claim after losing a loved one in a fatal car accident. That means hiring a lawyer who has handled wrongful death cases for a long time. Rebein Law has a track record of assisting Florida residents who have lost a loved one in a fatal car accident. Because of our years of experience, we know how to successfully pursue a wrongful death claim. Our Tampa bicycle accident attorneys want to assist you in holding the at-fault party responsible for their actions and ensuring that any resulting damages are covered.
To learn more about how we can assist you, call attorney Paul Rebein at 813-305-7285 today.
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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.