Titusville, FL (April 13, 2019) - Police were called to the scene of a crash between a bicycle and a car around 9:45 p.m. on Friday, April 12th. The crash happened on US-1, near Malinda Lane.
The victim, who has been identified only as an adult male, was crossing the street in the northbound lanes. While he was crossing, he was struck by a Ford F-150 truck also traveling northbound. He died at the scene of the crash. The driver of the truck remained at the scene and cooperated with the police investigation. No other injuries were sustained.
The Titusville Police Department is still investigating the crash and investigators expect to release further details once their review is complete.
Our thoughts are with the family of the bicyclist killed in this tragic crash in Titusville. Each year, approximately 800 bicyclists are killed in Florida, making our state among the highest in the nation for bicycle-related fatalities. The odds of being involved in a serious or fatal crash when struck on a bicycle are quite high. Bicyclists are vulnerable to serious injuries, including neck, head, and spinal cord injuries when they are hit by a vehicle.
At Rubenstein Law, our Florida bicycle accident attorneys understand how serious a bicycle accident can be. We aggressively represent bicyclists who have been injured by the negligence of motorists throughout our state. If you or a loved one have suffered injuries in a Florida bicycle accident, please contact us at 1-800 FL-Legal for your free consultation.
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