Jacksonville, FL (January 12, 2021) - Police in Jacksonville responded to the scene of a serious crash involving a car and a bicycle on Tuesday night. The crash was reported on Mayport Road near Assisi Lane.
The Jacksonville Fire and Rescue responded to the crash scene. At this time, there is no word on the events that led up to the accident. Paramedics took the bicyclist to the hospital for treatment of serious injuries. There is no other information available regarding the accident.
An investigation is ongoing.
Florida bicycle accidents can cause devastating impacts on victims. While these crashes do not occur as frequently as other types of collisions, they can be just as serious and deadly. Bicycle crashes claim about 100 lives each year in our state and bicyclists are extremely vulnerable to the serious effects of a collision.
Our thoughts go out to the victim of this bicycle accident in Jacksonville and we hope for his complete recovery.
Rubenstein Law is dedicated to serving individuals and 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 or personal injury that are 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 for the tragic loss of life occurring across our state every day.
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