Vero Beach, FL (May 29, 2021) – On Saturday morning, May 29, a fatal bicycle crash took place at an intersection in Vero Beach.
According to the Indian River County Sheriff’s Office, the accident happened at the intersection of Florida A1A and Wildlife Way. The driver of a Nissan Altima failed to maintain control of their vehicle, which caused them to swerve onto the shoulder. This is where the vehicle struck a bicycle traveling in the area.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were present at the scene. The bicyclist, identified as a 63-year-old man from Vero Beach, was transported to Sebastian Medical Center with traumatic injuries. He was tragically pronounced dead while there.
The roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Bicycle Accidents in Florida
Florida sees a large percentage of bicycle accidents every single year. Because the weather is so nice year round, many bicyclists share the roads with drivers. In 2018, it was determined that approximately 148 people were killed in bicycle accidents due to the reckless acts of others. Losing a loved one in a bicycle-related accident might be one of the most devastating things that a family could ever face. If you have lost a loved one, you should have the help of a legal advocate on your side.
Nobody is ever fully prepared to face the aftermath of a Florida bicycle accident on their own. However, this is the reality that many families have to face due to the negligence of others. As you grieve the unexpected loss of a loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. Those who have lost loved ones should seek the help of a Florida wrongful death attorney as soon as possible. See our proven track record of success representing those who have lost loved ones in bicycle accidents at www.chadrobinson.com.
At Chad J. Robinson, PLLC, we have aggressively fought to protect the rights of those who have lost loved ones in bicycle accidents over the years. We understand how overwhelming a fatal crash can be on both emotional and financial levels. Speaking with an attorney can help you determine if you are eligible for a wide array of financial aspects. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Florida at (561) 564-0233 to find out what options are available for you.
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