Wildwood, FL – Bicycle Accident with Injuries on Hillsborough TrailOrlando Legal News
Wildwood, FL (November 5, 2020) – Around 6:50 a.m. on Tuesday morning, November 3, a bicycle accident with injuries occurred in Wildwood.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the accident took place on the Hillsborough Trail near the area of Shale Trail Loop. A 61-year-old man was riding his bicycle in the area when a vehicle entered the golf cart lane for reasons that are not yet known. The vehicle struck the bicyclist from behind and then fled the scene.
The bicyclist was immediately taken to the hospital for treatment of serious injuries. His condition is not yet known.
The vehicle that struck the bicyclist was identified only as a 2003 Jaguar. A witness was able to get its license plate number but a description of the driver is not given.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Bicycle Accidents in Florida
Florida sees more bicycle accidents than many other places in the entire country. In one recent year’s time, it was estimated that approximately 6,100 bicycle accidents occurred in the entire state of Florida. Many bicycle accidents can be prevented when drivers pay close attention to the roads around them. Bicycle accidents tend to lead to some of the most severe injuries, which is why drivers are urged to watch out for these parties. It is imperative that victims have the help of an accident attorney in their time of need.
Many bicycle accidents lead to severe injuries including TBIs, fractures, organ damage, road rash, and more. Nobody ever expects to endure the long legal process that accompanies an accident on their own, which is why victims are urged to have legal help by their side. An attorney will ensure that your rights are being protected and that you meet the deadlines that are expected of you when it comes to your case. You should always be prepared to speak with a Florida personal injury attorney soon after your accident.
Our Florida accident attorneys at Vaughan Law Group are here to help you after one of the most life-altering times in your life. We understand how traumatic and complex bicycle accident claims can be and offer our help to you when you need it the most. Our attorneys can assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for a variety of aspects including medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more. Please contact a bicycle accident attorney in Florida at (407) 647-1426 for more information.
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Disclaimer: At Vaughan Law Group, our attorneys wish to provide useful information to families who have found themselves in similar situations after an accident. We would also like to honor victims who have received injuries or have lost their lives in Florida accidents. The photographs depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.