Tampa, FL – Fatal Traffic Accident on Gandy Blvd near Bridge St

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Tampa, FL – Fatal Traffic Accident on Gandy Blvd near Bridge St

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Tampa, FL (September 24, 2022) – Police in Tampa are investigating a fatal traffic accident that happened on Saturday, September 24. A bicyclist was struck by a vehicle on Gandy Boulevard for reasons still under police investigation. 

Reports show that the crash occurred in the 5100 block of Gandy Boulevard near Bridge Street. The bicyclist lost their life due to the injuries they sustained. 

The identity of the deceased victim has not been reported at this time. Authorities in Tampa continue to investigate the details of the incident. 

Two eastbound lanes of Gandy Boulevard were closed for several hours on Saturday morning. 

Nothing further has been reported concerning the nature of the accident. 

We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the deceased victim’s family. 

Florida Bicycle Accidents

Tampa, FL - Fatal Traffic Accident on Gandy Blvd near Bridge StA bicyclist has little to no protection in the event of a traffic accident. Especially in Florida, bicycle collisions are common, happening thousands of times per year. Over 5,000 bicycle accidents happen yearly in the state of Florida, taking the lives of more than 100 people. Nationwide, almost 900 people lose their lives in bicycle collisions per year. Since 2010, the rate of fatalities related to bicycle collisions has increased by almost 40%. 

When you lose someone you love in a traffic accident caused by the negligent actions of another person, you may find yourself devastated, frustrated, and stressed out. Knowing that your loved one’s death could have been prevented can be hard to stomach. However, you do have legal options available to you if your family member’s accident was caused by driver negligence. 

Negligent drivers need to be held accountable for their actions so they are less likely to hurt others in the future, and those who are victimized by their carelessness deserve to be compensated for the losses and damages they face. 

When a loved one is killed in a sudden accident, surviving family members are often forced to deal with feelings of frustration and helplessness, in addition to their profound sense of loss. It is only natural that surviving family members would want to bring those responsible for your loved one’s death to justice by pursuing a wrongful death claim with the help of a personal injury attorney. 

At Rebein Law, our primary focus is on helping families recover maximum compensation for their losses associated with a fatal Tampa bicycle accident. Even in the most complex cases, our knowledge of the law and our tenacity have provided our clients with favorable outcomes in the event of a deadly bicycle crash in Tampa, and we have successfully helped thousands of clients obtain compensation after the loss of a loved one. If you have lost a loved one in a sudden crash, contact Attorney Paul Rebein at 813-305-7285 to discuss your case with a Tampa wrongful death attorney

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 Arizona. 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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