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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.
The only bicyclist to participate in all 33 “Horrible Hundred Bike Rides” across Lake County nearly had his streak broken recently when he had his own horrible bike ride early this month. Stephen Rooks is a 56-year-old Cocoa Beach resident and an avid bicyclist who was involved in a serious bicycle accident when a driver failed to yield the right of way and turned directly in front of him. The driver was turning into her driveway and claims that she didn’t see the rider when she caused the accident that broke Rooks’ left clavicle and three ribs and destroyed his beloved bike.
Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) troopers are looking for the driver of a white sports utility vehicle that witnesses say struck and killed a bicyclist after 9:30 p.m. on Oct. 29. The victim was a 55-year-old Orlando man who was riding his bike near the intersection of State Road 50 and Forsyth Road when he was fatally injured. According to the FHP accident report, the victim was riding his bike north on Forsyth Road where it intersects with SR-50 as the white SUV and a 2007 Hyundai driven by a 34-year-old Orlando man waited at a red light. Troopers report that, when the light turned green, the two cars entered the intersection and the victim rode into their path.