Sarasota, FL (November 2, 2018) - A bicyclist sustained serious injuries in a crash that took place in Sarasota on Thursday, November 1st.
According to authorities, the bicyclist was traveling southbound on US 301 near the intersection of Dr. Martin Luther King Way. At that time, the bicyclist was struck by a vehicle. Emergency rescue personnel responded to the crash scene to assist the injured bicycle rider. The rider was treated on scene before being transported to a local hospital with serious injuries. It is not known whether the injuries are life-threatening. The bicyclist has not been identified and there is no word on the cause of the crash.
The southbound lanes of US 301 were blocked following the crash. No additional information is currently available.
There are over 500 bicycle accidents reported each month in Florida. These accidents can vary in their severity but, unfortunately, many bicycle accidents involve death or serious injury to those involved.
At Rubenstein Law, we know how a serious bicycle accident injury can dramatically impact your life. Your medical bills are adding up and you may feel confused about where to turn. Our Florida bicycle accident attorneys have decades of experience assisting bicyclists injured in accidents that were not their fault. For a free consultation, contact us at 1-800 FL-Legal.
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