Orange County, FL (January 29, 2019) - A man from Orlando is dead after his bicycle was struck by a vehicle along State Road 520 on Tuesday, January 29th. The Florida Highway Patrol received a call about the crash around 10:15 am.
The man, who has not been identified, was riding his bicycle with a trailer attached to it. The trailer was pulling a dog. The bicyclist was struck when two cars in front of him collided, and one of the cars involved hit the bicycle. The injured victim was taken to Florida Hospital East where he succumbed to his injuries. The dog survived the collision.
This incident remains under investigation and troopers have issued no further details at this time.
Over 250,000 injury accidents are reported each year across our state. Unfortunately, this means that being the victim of these types of accidents is quite common. No one wants to believe that they can be hurt in a crash, but the reality is that serious accidents can and do occur each day across our state. Our thoughts go out to the family of the man killed in this crash.
When you have been hurt in a crash, you are looking at high medical bills, forced time off of work and potentially a long road to recovery. Let us help you during this difficult time. At Rubenstein Law, our Florida personal injury attorneys assist injured Floridians on a daily basis. We offer free consultations and are available when you need us. To speak to an attorney, give us a call at 1-800 FL-Legal.
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