The Florida Highway Patrol is putting forth a tremendous amount of effort to locate and apprehend the individual who was driving a car that struck and gravely injured a 13-year-old boy in Orange County on Saturday, September 22nd. According to the reports from the FHP so far, the bicycle accident happened close to 7:30 in the evening. The 13-year-old was riding their bike along Alafaya Trail, close to Science Drive, when they decided to try and cross the street. The area where the young person wanted to cross is not connected to a crosswalk, a factor which is an important consideration in the ongoing investigation.
A child was badly injured on Tuesday, September 11th, within Orange County after being hit by a car. Reports from the Florida Highway Patrol that emerged shortly after the incident itself took place suggested that the 7-year-old individual was riding along North Avalon Park Boulevard when the bicycle accident occurred.
On June 27th, 2018, almost a month ago to the day, a local Orlando man was involved in a fatal hit-and-run collision during his early morning bicycle commute to work when an SUV driving eastbound on Colonial Drive slammed into him from behind.
The Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) says it has located a suspect relating to a fatal hit-and-run crash that happened in Orange County last Friday. According to the police report, the accident happened at around 5:30 am when the suspect’s 2007 Honda CRV struck a bicyclist near Orlando’s Colonial Drive and Berekely Street.
A Palm Bay 52-year-old female was killed while riding her bicycle early Wednesday morning. According to the Palm Bay Police Department, the accident happened around 6:20 am. As the cyclist was crossing Palm Bay Road at the intersection with Culver Drive, she was hit by a pickup truck traveling east. The cyclist was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver was not hurt and remained on the scene until police arrived. The investigation is ongoing.
An eight-year-old Orlando child was killed this week while riding his bike near South Conway Road and East Michigan Street. According to Orlando police, he was fatally struck by a truck and died at the scene of the crash. No other details have been provided as the accident remains under investigation.
Close to 1:30 in the afternoon of this past Wednesday, a young child riding a bicycle along the road in Orlando was struck and killed by a motorist. The early reports issued in connection with this incident were incredibly scant, most likely out of respect for the family’s privacy as they began to mourn the tragic loss of their child, but the Orlando Police Department did update their initial statement with more details as the case progressed and the family consented to having the facts disseminated.
A man riding a bicycle was killed last week after he collided with a car. According to the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP), the accident happened in the Orlando area at the intersection of Taft Vineland Road and Orange Blossom Trail. The bicyclist was taken to the nearby Orlando Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced dead. Nobody else was reported injured.
In Seminole County this past Friday night, an unidentified woman was riding her bicycle eastbound on Lake Drive close to where it intersects with Huntridge Way. According to the report from the Florida Highway Patrol, the woman, believed to be around 49-years-old, was on her bike around 11:15 when she decided to try and cross the road.
On a beautiful and sunny Tuesday in Winter Park, many cyclists were out soaking up the clear air and sunshine. Riding a bicycle is one of the greatest pleasures that the warm and clear weather brings, and this day was no exception.