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Common Types of Bicycle Accidents and How to Prevent Them

Jacksonville, FL – Bicycle Accident Involving Police on Trout River Blvd

Jacksonville, FL (January 15, 2020) – On Tuesday around 10 p.m., a serious bicycle accident took place at 5600 Trout River Boulevard in Jacksonville.

The accident happened when a police officer was traveling eastbound in a cruiser on a routine patrol. For reasons that are still being investigated, the patrol vehicle collided with the bicycle.

The bicyclist was immediately taken to the hospital with a variety of serious injuries. Their current condition is not known.

JSO continues to investigate fault at this time.

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.

Bicycle Accidents in Florida 

Bicycle accidents are incredibly prevalent in Florida, where these accidents happen more commonly due to the nice weather and many bicyclists out and about. Approximately 5.7 deaths occur out of every million people in Florida as it pertains to bicycle accidents. Being faced with these damages can be a difficult reality and one that a victim should never face alone. Because of this, a victim should always speak with a bicycle accident attorney about their rights.

Our skilled accident attorneys at Sheftall & Associates understand that the aftermath of a bicycle accident can be incredibly overwhelming on many levels. You may face the reality of road rash, traumatic brain injuries, broken bones, and many other serious injuries that commonly occur due to bicycle accidents. You have options at this time. Please contact our law firm in Florida for the help you deserve in your time of need at (904) 638-7712.

Note: As a result of the secondary sources that were used to complete this post, the information included within has not been independently verified by our own staff and may include misinformation. If you read something that, to your knowledge, is incorrect, please contact us as soon as possible and we will correct the inaccuracy.

Disclaimer: As members of the local Jacksonville and broader Florida community, we hope everyone in our community is safe and protected. We cover the events included in this blog as a way to offer support to the victims in similar circumstances and to provide relief during these difficult times. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. You should speak with a trained legal professional for more information regarding your situation.