Tarpon Springs, FL (November 27, 2020) – Around 5 a.m. on Friday, November 27, a fatal bicycle crash took place in Tarpon Springs.
According to the Tarpon Springs Police Department, the collision occurred at the intersection of Pinellas Avenue and Wood Dove Avenue. A vehicle struck a bicyclist and then fled the scene of the accident.
A witness who saw the accident followed the vehicle, which never stopped to check on the victim. The vehicle was identified as a newer model four-door Hyundai that has damages to its right front headlight area and passenger side mirror.
The bicyclist, who has since been identified as a 59-year-old woman from the area, was pronounced dead at the scene of the collision.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the intersection for some time throughout the morning hours.
No further details have been released but the investigation continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Bicycle Accidents in Florida
Because bicycle accidents involve some of the most vulnerable parties on our roads, these accidents lead to some of the most life-altering injuries and fatalities on our roads. It is estimated that approximately 110 people were killed as a result of Florida bicycle accidents in just one recent year’s time. When a bicyclist is involved in an accident with a larger vehicle, they are more likely to sustain severe harm in an accident. It is important that families understand where they can turn after they have lost a loved one in an accident.
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At Catania & Catania, our accident attorneys are here to assist you after you have lost a loved one in a serious accident. We understand how traumatic an accident can be and offer our support to you when you need it the most. Our attorneys can assist you as you work toward compensation for a wide array of financial aspects. Please contact a Florida accident attorney at (813) 544-7096 for more information on how we can help you.
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