Palm Beach County, FL (November 30, 2018) - A bicyclist was injured after being struck by a vehicle in Palm Beach County on Thursday, November 29th.
Police were called to the intersection of Jog Road and Atlantic Avenue just before 5:00 pm in response to the crash. Officials with the Palm Beach County Fire Rescue assisted one injured victim. The victim was taken to the hospital in unknown condition. There is no word on the nature or extent of the injuries. The bicyclist has not been identified at this time and there is no word on how the crash took place.
No further information is currently available.
In 2012, there were a total of 726 bicycle fatalities in the country. Of those, 112 of the fatal accidents occurred in Florida. Many more bicyclists across our state suffered injuries in bicycle crashes. Bicycle riding is an enjoyable hobby for many people but it also poses risks. Bicyclists face a great risk of death or serious bodily injury when they are involved in traffic collisions, as illustrated by this crash in Palm Beach County.
If you or a loved one have suffered injuries in a bicycle crash, the Florida bicycle accident attorneys at Rubenstein Law are here to help. We will stand up and fight for you against negligent drivers. Our team works tirelessly 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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