Bicycle Accident | Orlando Accident & Injury Blog
Authorities with the Pembroke Pines Police Department are currently investigating the cause behind a fatal bicycle accident which claimed the life of a 15-year-old boy this past Monday afternoon after the driver of a minivan dragged him nearly 30 feet down the roadway before finally coming to a stop.
Police working within the city of Winter Garden are involved in the investigation into a fatal accident that involved a bicyclist as well as numerous cars. What we know so far comes from members of the Winter Garden Police Department who were among the first responders to the scene and issued preliminary reports on the event and its aftermath. According to these reports, the circumstances leading up to the crash began sometime around 5:30 in the morning, when a person on a bicycle was traveling down 9th Street, closing in on the intersection between this and Smith Street. At the same time, numerous other vehicles, most of them cars, were also traveling down 9th Street and Smith Street.
It was on the evening of New Year’s Day that police were called to the scene of an accident between a car and a bicycle that took place at the intersection of Village Trail and Dunlawton Avenue in Port Orange. According to the Port Orange Police Department, the incident that they were there to investigate had taken place only a short time earlier, when the cyclist was either attempting to cross the intersection or was traveling near the roadway when they reached the intersection in question.
A community in DeLand was left in mourning after a fatal bicycle accident occurred towards the end of October and resulted in the death of a 15-year-old. The reports from the Florida Highway Patrol indicated that the incident took place sometime during the night, likely around 10:00 p.m. At this time, a car was traveling down the northern lanes of Spring Garden Avenue. The car was in the outermost lane of Spring Garden Avenue and was closing in on the intersection between this road and Euclid Avenue. At the same time, a second car was also traveling down the northern lanes of Spring Garden Avenue and nearing the same intersection. The second car is believed to have been traveling in the inside lane.
Law enforcement agencies and investigators with the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) operating within The Villages are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the driver of a silver 2003 Jaguar whom they believe was involved in a serious hit-and-run bicycle accident along Hillsborough Trail near Shale Trail Loop early Tuesday morning.
Reports from the Florida Highway Patrol working within Sumter County have shed some light on an incident that took place towards the middle of July and resulted in the injury of a single individual who was riding a bicycle at the time. According to these reports, two individuals, both of whom were over 60, were involved in the incident that happened in a traffic circle along Buena Vista Boulevard.
According to preliminary reports filed by the Marion County Sheriff’s Office on August 11th, 2020, an Ocala man suffered fatal injuries after he was rear-ended by a pizza delivery driver’s vehicle while riding his bicycle. Authorities stated that both men were traveling along a poorly lit stretch of NE 25th Avenue at approximately 9:30 in the evening when the collision occurred.
It was shortly before 10:00 this past Sunday morning when local 9-1-1 centers first started to receive calls referencing a near-fatal bicycle accident in The Villages. Preliminary crash reports from the Florida Highway Patrol officers working within Sumter County indicate that this bike crash occurred on July 19th, 2020, after an SUV collided with the rider, severely injuring him.
An investigation is underway within Brevard County to discover exactly what happened to cause a car to fatally strike a cyclist on the morning of Friday, June 26th. Reports from the Florida Highway Patrol within Brevard County indicated that the accident happened sometime around 8:00 a.m. More information is forthcoming from the FHP, but at the time of this writing there remain many unanswered questions.
A bicycle accident that took place in Pinellas Park during the beginning of a weekend in May initially resulted in a manhunt for an individual believed to have fled from the scene of a collision resulting in serious injuries. The reports from the Pinellas Park Police Department indicate that the initial accident happened sometime around 9:00 at night on Friday, May 15th, as a 60-year-old man was trying to walk across U.S. 19.