Miami-Dade, FL (November 27, 2018) - A bicyclist suffered serious injuries after being struck by a transit van in Southwest Miami-Dade. The crash happened around 6:30 pm on Monday, November 26th.
Police were called to Southwest 296th Street in response to the crash. The Miami-Dade Fire Rescue unit also arrived on scene. Upon arrival, officers discovered that a cyclist had been struck by a transit bus. The cyclist was airlifted to Jackson South Community Hospital with serious injuries. The bicyclist's current condition is unknown. There is no word on what caused the crash to occur.
No one on the bus was hurt in the collision. Authorities have not released any additional information at this time.
Our condolences go out to the bicyclist injured in this collision. Each year, over 100 bicyclists are killed in accidents across our state while many more are injured.
Bicycle accidents tend to involve serious and catastrophic injuries and the aftermath of these crashes can have long-term consequences. If you have been hurt in a Florida bicycle crash, an experienced attorney can help you receive the compensation you deserve. At Rubenstein Law, we proudly assist bicyclists who have been the victim of negligence on our roadways.
We know how serious these cases can be. We represent injured victims with tenacity and compassion. For your free consultation with one of our attorneys, please contact us 24/7 at 1-800 FL-Legal.
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