Duval County, FL - Bicyclist Struck and Killed in US-17 Hit-and-Run Incident

A bicyclist is dead following a hit-and-run in Duval County near the Nassau County Line on Saturday, May 18th. The incident happened on US-17 around 9:30 pm. Police say that the bicyclist was riding on US-17 at the time when they were struck by a passing vehicle. The vehicle, believed to be a truck, fled the scene following impact. The bicyclist was pronounced dead at the site of the crash by rescue workers. Police are looking for the vehicle in question but no further description of the truck has been given. Read More

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Clearwater, FL - 49-Year-Old Bicyclist Killed in Wednesday Crash

A 49-year-old woman was killed after her bicycle collided with a vehicle. The crash happened at the intersection of Duke Energy Trail and Nursery Road on Wednesday, May 8th. The Clearwater Police Department responded to the crash to assist the victim. Police remained on-scene for several hours while investigating the crash. Officials have been unable to identify either the deceased woman or the driver. The bicyclist succumbed to her injuries after being taken to Bayfront Health St. Petersburg. Read More

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Lake Wales, FL - Ramond Johnson Killed in Hit-and-Run Bicycle Crash

A 59-year-old bicyclist is dead after he was hit by a hit-and-run driver on Monday, May 6th in Polk County. According to a spokesperson from the Polk County Sheriff's Office, the crash took place around 5:00 a.m. at the intersection of Washington Avenue and US-27. Deputies have identified the deceased bicyclist as Ramond Johnson, of Lake Wales. Johnson was found on the shoulder of the roadway near the sidewalk. He had been struck by a vehicle and thrown from his bike. Following the crash, the vehicle fled the scene and officials are still looking for the driver. Police believe that Johnson was riding westbound when he was hit by the vehicle traveling northbound. Read More

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Pinellas County, FL - Bicyclist Hurt When Aggressive Motorcyclist Swerves Into Traffic

A motorcyclist in Indian Shores caused serious injury to a bicyclist on Thursday, May 3rd. The crash happened on Gulf Boulevard, near 196th Avenue. Police say that a group of cyclists were riding on Gulf Boulevard when the motorcyclist became angry and started riding aggressively and erratically. Suddenly, the motorcycle intentionally swerved into the cyclists, striking one of them. Dr. Lane Ziegler was knocked off his bicycle and rushed to the hospital as a trauma alert. Dr. Ziegler suffered bleeding to his brain, but he is expected to be okay. Read More

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Clearwater, FL - 7-Year-Old Boy Struck While Riding Bicycle

A 7-year-old boy suffered serious injuries after he was struck by a car while riding his bicycle. The incident happened on Tuesday, April 30th, around 7:30 p.m. Clearwater police responded to the Belleair Apartments on Nursery Road in reference to the collision. Reports indicate that the boy was riding his bike in the parking lot of the apartment complex when he was hit by a Nissan Armada. The Armada was also traveling through the parking lot at the time of the collision. The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene and assisted with the law enforcement investigation. The boy, who has not been identified, was taken to Bayfront Health St. Petersburg as a trauma alert. He has since been listed in stable condition. Read More

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Port Richey, FL - Four Bicyclists Hurt When Wheelchair Liftgate Flies Off Truck

Four bicyclists were injured after a wheelchair liftgate flew open and struck them on Monday, April 29th. The crash took place on Ridge Road, near US-19. The Port Richey Police Department responded to a call regarding the crash. According to initial reports, the 18-wheeler was carrying medical equipment and the liftgate was not properly secured. The gate flew open and struck the four bicyclists riding behind the truck. All four were rushed to area hospitals, where two underwent emergency surgery. Read More

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Orlando, FL - Semi Hits and Kills 10-Year-Old Boy Riding Bicycle

A 10-year-old student from Weatherbee Elementary School was killed after being hit by a semi-truck on Wednesday, April 24th. The tragic accident occurred at the intersection of Wetherbee Road and Landstar Boulevard around 2:30 p.m. According to witnesses at the crash scene, the boy, who was in a crosswalk, attempted to ride his bike across the street when he was hit by the truck. The truck was attempting to make a right turn and appeared not to react to the child until after the collision. The boy was rushed to Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children, where he would later succumb to his injuries. His name has not been released at this time. Read More

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Sunrise, FL - Bicyclist Killed in Monday Hit-and-Run Crash

A bicyclist is dead following a hit-and-run crash on Monday, April 22nd. The crash happened along West Oakland Park Boulevard around 3:45 p.m. According to officials with the Sunrise Police Department, the bicyclist was struck by a vehicle and died at the scene. Police have not identified the bicyclist at this time. The driver of the vehicle fled the scene but was taken into custody a short time later. The driver has also not been identified publicly. Read More

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Vero Beach, FL - Boy Injured While Riding Bike on US 1

A bicycle crash left a boy suffering from injuries on Friday, April 19th. The crash was reported around 12:25 p.m. on US-1, near Kmart. The Indian River County Fire Rescue was among the first agencies to respond to the crash. According to Battalion Chief Kyle Kofke, the boy was riding his bike when he was struck by a pickup truck. After the crash, he was taken to Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. The exact details surrounding the cause of the crash are unknown at this time. No one else was injured. Read More

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Titusville, FL - Bicyclist Killed in Crash on US-1

Police were called to the scene of a crash between a bicycle and a car around 9:45 p.m. on Friday, April 12th. The crash happened on US-1, near Malinda Lane. The victim, who has been identified only as an adult male, was crossing the street in the northbound lanes. While he was crossing, he was struck by a Ford F-150 truck also traveling northbound. He died at the scene of the crash. The driver of the truck remained at the scene and cooperated with the police investigation. No other injuries were sustained. Read More

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