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Common Types of Bicycle Accidents and How to Prevent Them

Jacksonville, FL – Bicycle Crash at Rampart Rd and Bear Creek Dr

Jacksonville, FL (April 8, 2020) – The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene of a bicycle crash at a local intersection on Monday, April 6.

The accident took place around 8:50 p.m. on Rampart Road near the intersection of Bear Creek Drive. A pickup truck was headed north toward the intersection when his vehicle collided with a bicyclist.

The bicyclist, who was not yet identified, was the only person injured in the accident. They were immediately hospitalized with life-threatening injuries. However, their current condition is not yet known.

Police continue to investigate the circumstances of the accident.

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

Bicycle Accidents in Florida 

Jacksonville, FL – Bicycle Crash at Rampart Rd and Bear Creek DrBicyclists have few protections from harm, which means that they are likely to sustain catastrophic injuries in the event of an accident. In Florida, approximately 5.7 deaths occur out of every million people when it comes to bicycle accidents. Many will also sustain injuries and spend time in hospitals. As such, victims are urged to speak with a skilled personal injury attorney as they move forward.

Our attorneys at Sheftall & Associates have aggressively fought to protect the rights of those who have sustained serious harm in the event of an accident. If you have been badly injured in one of these accidents, you may have a right to compensation for a wide array of aspects. Please contact our accident attorneys at (904) 575-9026 for more information on your legal options.

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.