St. Augustine, FL (October 27, 2018) - A collision between a bicyclist and a car on Friday, October 26th left the bicyclist suffering from critical injuries.
The crash occurred on Anastasia Boulevard near Red Cox Road. The St. Augustine Police Department responded to the accident. The bicyclist sustained serious injuries and was flown from the scene to a nearby hospital. There is no word at this time on the condition of the bicyclist or the extent of the injuries.
It is not clear how the crash occurred and officers have not released any information on the identities of either the driver or the bicyclist. It is not known if charges will be filed in the crash. No additional information is currently available.
Our condolences and hopes for a speedy recovery are with the bicyclist involved in this terrible accident. Over 100 people were killed in bicycle accidents in Florida in 2017, and while we have no word on the details leading to this crash, we do know that an investigation is ongoing. In Florida, all drivers are required to operate their vehicle with care and to take all reasonable precautions to avoid collisions with bicyclists, pedestrians and other drivers.
A bicycle accident presents complicated legal issues that should only be handled by an experienced Florida bicycle accident attorney. With decades of experience, the attorneys at Rubenstein Law are well-versed in these cases and can help you when things may seem hopeless. Let us walk you through the difficult times. For a free consultation, call us at 1-800 FL-Legal.
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