Bicycle Accident | Orlando Accident & Injury Blog
For nearly five months, the family and friends of a Cocoa bicyclist have suffered endless amounts of pain, anguish, and uncertainty until earlier this week when a break in the case led to the arrest of the hit-and-run driver who is allegedly responsible for their loved one’s death.
Early incident reports from local law enforcement agencies operating within Brevard County indicate that a 32-year-old man from Melbourne has been apprehended and charged with leaving the scene of a crash involving death for his alleged involvement in a deadly hit-and-run accident that claimed the life of a bicyclist on State Road A1A this past Tuesday morning.
Investigators with the Polk County Sheriff’s Office are currently searching for the driver and vehicle connected to a hit-and-run collision that claimed the life of a 36-year-old bicyclist early Sunday evening on 1st Street NW in Lakeland.
While authorities with the Broward County Sheriff’s Office continue their investigation into a severe hit-and-run accident that seriously injured a 67-year-old bicyclist on West Commercial Boulevard in Tamarac last Friday, two sisters are asking for the public’s assistance with the identification of the driver who crashed into their father then left him for dead.
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.