Jacksonville Accident News
St. Augustine, FL – Bicycle Accident with Injuries on W Rd
St. Augustine, FL (January 20, 2020) – On Sunday morning, January 19th, police responded to the scene of a bicycle accident that caused serious injuries on West Road in St. Augustine.
The accident took place around 9:00 a.m. in the area of Florida A1A when a 93-year-old woman in a Honda failed to yield to traffic and struck a bicyclist.
The Florida Highway Patrol was called to the scene of the accident and said that the motor vehicle driver was cited with failing to yield the right-of-way.
At this time, the investigation into the collision is ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Bicycle Accidents in Florida
Bicyclists are prone to some of the worst harm when in an accident with a motor vehicle. This is due to the fact that they have few protections from harm. Approximately 5.7 deaths occur out of every million people in bicycle accidents in Florida. Being faced with the aftermath of one of these accidents can be a challenging thing to face on your own. It is important that you speak with a bicycle accident attorney in Florida soon after your collision.
Our skilled attorneys at Sheftall & Associates have worked diligently to ensure that the victim’s rights are protected after an accident that is not their fault. Bicyclists tend to be badly injured in the event of an accident and might feel as if they are without options. It is important that you contact our accident attorneys in Florida as soon as possible to protect your rights at (904) 638-7712.
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