Pinellas County, FL (May 3, 2019) - A motorcyclist in Indian Shores caused serious injury to a bicyclist on Thursday, May 3rd. The crash happened on Gulf Boulevard, near 196th Avenue.
Police say that a group of cyclists were riding on Gulf Boulevard when the motorcyclist became angry and started riding aggressively and erratically. Suddenly, the motorcycle intentionally swerved into the cyclists, striking one of them. Dr. Lane Ziegler was knocked off his bicycle and rushed to the hospital as a trauma alert. Dr. Ziegler suffered bleeding to his brain, but he is expected to be okay.
Police are still looking for the motorcyclist who caused the crash. There is no further information available.
In 2017, over 250,000 people were injured in Florida traffic accidents. Accidents occur for a variety of reasons, but most are related to some sort of human or mechanical error, including intentional and reckless acts. In cases where one driver is hurt due to another's negligence, the law provides the injured victims with a remedy. Innocent accident victims can seek to recover money for pain and suffering, medical bills and lost wages.
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