Daytona Beach, FL (November 25, 2018) - A bicyclist in Daytona Beach was hit and killed by a vehicle on Friday, November 23rd.
38-year-old Tyrone Allen was attempting to cross N. Nova Drive near Brentwood Drive when he was struck by a Ford pickup. Allen was not in a crosswalk at the time of the incident. The truck, however, did not have its lights on when it struck Allen. The truck driver remained at the scene to cooperate with the police investigation.
The crash is still under review. At this time, there is no word on whether the truck driver will be charged for his role in the crash.
In 2012, there were a total of 726 bicycle fatalities in the country. Of those, 112 of the fatal accidents occurred in Florida. In addition, several more people were injured. While bicycle riding can be a fun outdoor activity, it is not without dangers. Bicyclists face a great risk of death or serious bodily injury when they are involved in traffic collisions. Our thoughts are with the family of Tyrone Allen.
If you or a loved one have suffered injuries on a bicycle, the Florida bicycle accident attorneys at Rubenstein Law are here to help. With compassion and experience, our team brings the best to every case. We will work hard to help you earn the compensation you deserve. For a free consultation, give us a call at 1-800 FL-Legal.
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