Tampa, FL (February 23, 2022) – A bicyclist was killed after being hit by several vehicles in the Tampa area on Monday afternoon, February 21. The deadly crash was reported on FL-60 near US-301 at around 4:30 p.m.
It was reported that a 30-year-old Brandon man was riding a bike when he exited a private driveway. He was headed north across the highway when he was struck by four separate vehicles. The injured party sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. The identity of the deceased has not been disclosed at this time.
An ongoing investigation into the deadly crash is underway.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Deadly 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.
It can be devastating when a loved one dies as a result of someone else’s carelessness or negligence. Unexpected expenses and other damages are common for the family of a deceased victim. Survivors’ family members frequently express frustration and helplessness. Their sense of betrayal is heightened by the fact that their financial situation is rapidly deteriorating. It’s understandable that surviving family members want to hold those responsible for their loved one’s death accountable by filing a wrongful death claim with the help of a Tampa bicycle accident lawyer.
Wrongful Death Attorneys in Tampa
Our main goal at Rebein Law is to help families get the most money possible for the losses they have suffered as a result of a fatal car accident. Our track record demonstrates that we can help our clients achieve their goals. Our legal knowledge and tenacity have resulted in favorable outcomes for our clients in even the most difficult cases following a fatal car accident. Thousands of people have benefited from our assistance in obtaining compensation following the death of a loved one. Cases involving wrongful death are among the most difficult to resolve. It can be beneficial to have an experienced Tampa personal injury lawyer on your side.
If you have lost a loved one in a car accident, call Attorney Paul Rebein at 813-305-7285 to speak with a Tampa wrongful death lawyer about 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.