Ocala, FL - Bicyclist Hit and Killed in Crash Northeast 35th St.
Ocala, FL (April 12, 2023) - Officials in Ocala were dispatched to the scene of a fatal crash involving a bicycle on Tuesday, April 11th. The accident took place on Northeast 35th Street at the intersection with 16th Court.
According to a report, the bicyclist was traveling eastbound on 35th Street when he was hit head-on by the driver of a Toyota Camry. The rider was ejected from his bike and died at the crash scene. The Camry sustained heavy front-end damage in the collision. The victim has not been identified at this time. There is no word on whether any charges will be filed.
The investigation remains ongoing at this time.
Bicycle crashes in Florida claim the lives of approximately 100 victims every year. A bicycle crash is often a serious incident requiring immediate medical treatment. In the worst-case scenario, the crash can end with death or very serious injuries. Bicyclists are unprotected from the impact of an accident, which often leads to the poor outcomes that are typically associated with these crashes.
Our condolences are to those affected by this bicycle accident in Ocala.
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