An 84-year-old bicyclist was killed in a crash on Tuesday, July 19, 2022, in Pinellas county. He was biking south on South Myrtle Avenue. After failing to stop at a stop sign before attempting to cross the intersection at Bellaire Road, a sedan crashed into him. The bicyclist was taken to a nearby hospital where he later died. The driver of the sedan was uninjured. Source.
This accident is a tragedy, and for those who have lived in the Pinellas area long enough, it is known that these accidents happen far too often. To prevent crashes like this, bicyclists should remember to ride in the same direction as traffic while staying as far to the right as possible and use bike lanes whenever possible. Additionally, bicyclists should obey all traffic laws, including stop signs, traffic signals, and lane markings, when riding in the street.
At Beltz & Beltz, our team of experienced personal injury attorneys represents the victims and the families of the victims of incidents like this one. If you or your loved one has been injured in a bicycle crash in the state of Florida, contact our office.
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