On Thursday afternoon, shortly after 12pm, a northbound SUV struck a bicyclist in the 2800 block of Dr. Martin Luther King St. North in St. Petersburg. The bicyclist died at the scene of the crash. Police are still investigating. Source.
According to the police, the driver of the SUV stopped and is cooperating with their investigation. The victim has been identified as 25 year-old Anne McLaughlin.
McLaughlin was riding her bike in a marked crosswalk in the 2800 block of Dr. Martin Luther King Street North when she was struck by a white Chevrolet driven by 44 year-old Brian Doughty Jr. according to the preliminary investigation.
If you or someone you know has been injured or killed in a bicycle or pedestrian accident, it’s important to seek legal help immediately. The personal injury attorneys at Beltz & Beltz handle bicycle and pedestrian accidents and will represent the injured anywhere in the state of Florida. Our attorneys have successfully handled countless bicycle accidents in Florida, and know how to get results.
Accidents like this can happen to anyone. If you or someone you know is injured in a bicycle or pedestrian accident and need a personal injury attorney, contact Beltz & Beltz. We know how to get results.
For more articles like this one, head over to the Beltz & Beltz blog section.