Davie, FL (November 26, 2018) - A car crashed into a group of 14 cyclists in Davie on Sunday, November 26th. The aftermath of the crash left one cyclist dead and another with serious injuries.
According to Davie Police Sergeant Mark Leone, the cyclists were riding on a road in Davie near Fort Lauderdale when they were struck by a car. The driver of the vehicle told authorities that she was distracted at the time of the collision, though the source of her distraction was not immediately clear. The driver also told police that her vision was obstructed by sun glare just prior to the accident.
The names of those affected by this crash have not been released and the deceased has not been identified pending next-of-kin notification. In addition, five of the other cyclists suffered minor injuries but are expected to recover.
There is no further information available at this time.
Approximately 150 cyclists will lose their life in Florida bicycle crashes each year. Many more will suffer injuries ranging from minor to catastrophic. Unfortunately, those hurt in bicycle accident often find that their lives are negatively impacted following the collision.
When you have been hurt in a Florida bicycle accident, an experienced and skilled attorney can help you get back on your feet. At Rubenstein Law, our attorneys will stand in your corner and help you receive the compensation you deserve after a serious crash. For a free consultation, contact us 24/7 at 1-800 FL-Legal.
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