Clearwater, FL (May 9, 2019) - 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.
No further details are available.
Each year, over 100 people will be killed in Florida bicycle accidents. Unfortunately, many bicycle accidents are likely to result in death or serious injury to those involved. Bicyclists should always take safety precautions including traveling in well-lighted areas, wearing reflective gear, stopping at all stoplights and stop signs, and keeping a lookout for traffic. Drivers should always be aware of the presence of bicyclists on our streets and highways, and should drive safely and defensively to reduce the risk of a tragic collision.
If you or a loved one have been affected by a Florida bicycle crash, the team at Rubenstein Law is here to help. We have served Floridians hurt in all types of traffic accidents since 1988. We will fight to get the compensation you deserve. For a free consultation, call us at 1-800 FL-Legal.
Rubenstein Law is dedicated to serving individuals & families injured by the negligence of others. We know first-hand the heartbreak that can be left behind after an accident. In our news blog, we write about cases of personal injury relevant to our line of work, and we report on news of judgments and appellate cases that affect the rights of personal injury claimants. We feel a responsibility to raise awareness of the injury and tragic loss of life occurring across our state every day.
Note: These posts are created using publicly available (secondary) sources, information has not been independently verified. If you see any information that should be corrected, please bring it to our attention and we will make adjustments