St. Petersburg, FL (January 11, 2019) - Police are looking into a fatal bicycle crash in St. Petersburg. The crash happened around 7:20 am on Thursday, January 10th.
The bicyclist was riding on 64th Street South near Bougainville Avenue and 6th Avenue South when he was struck by a Nissan Altima. The bicyclist suffered critical injuries and later succumbed to the injuries. Police have not identified either the victim or the driver and it is unclear if there will be any charges filed in connection with the crash.
There is no additional information.
In 2015, over 800 bicyclists lost their lives in Florida bicycle accidents. The number has continued to rise every year and Florida now ranks among the top of all states when it comes to injuries and deaths for bicyclists. Many bicycle accidents will also occur at night or in the early morning hours where it can be difficult to see a bicyclist.
If you have been injured in a bicycle crash, the Florida bicycle accident attorneys at Rubenstein Law understand what you are going through. We treat each case with care and compassion and we understand that your life has been turned upside down as a result of your injuries. We are here to help in times of need. For your free consultation, please call 1-800 FL-Legal.
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