Naples, FL - Bicyclist Killed in Crash with Car on Tamiami Trail
Naples, FL (March 11, 2023) - A bicyclist was killed in a crash that took place near Naples on Saturday, March 11th. The accident was reported around 10:30 a.m. on Tamiami Trail East near St. Andrews Boulevard.
According to a report from authorities, the rider was struck by a vehicle and suffered serious injuries. The victim succumbed to their injuries at the scene. There were no other injuries reported. It is unclear how the accident happened at this time.
A portion of the roadway was closed while police investigated the collision. Motorists were advised to avoid the area and to find an alternate route of travel if possible
It is unknown if any charges will be filed in connection with the crash. There is no further information available.
Florida is a popular place for bicyclists. With year-round warm weather, many riders can be seen on our state's roadways year-round. However, riding a bicycle comes with great possible risks. Victims of Florida bicycle accidents are highly likely to be seriously injured when they are involved in a crash with a larger vehicle. The cause of the crash must then be carefully investigated by authorities.
We would like to offer our thoughts and condolences to the victim's family in the aftermath of this Naples bicycle accident.
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