Fatal Bicycle Accident

Fatal Bicycle Accident occurred Monday July,31 in Palm Coast Florida. The bicyclist was heading South on State Road 100. A 77-year-old woman was heading west on State Road 100, west of Commerce Parkway, in Bunnell around 9:00 p.m. According to the Florida Highway Patrol the bicyclist failed to yield to the driver of the car. The woman driving the vehicle that struck the bicyclist did not know she had struck a bicycle. The bicyclist was a Palm Coast resident. He died at the scene.

Bicycle Accidents often Leave Victims with Serious Injuries or Even Death

Barnes and Cohen Accident Attorneys have years of experience fighting for the rights of Bicycle Accident Victims and their families. Bicycle Accident victims are often left with serious life-threatening injuries, such as head injuries, spinal injuries, paralysis, abdominal injuries, hip fractures, broken bones or even death.

Florida Ranks #1 in Fatal Bicycle Accidents

According to the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration Florida ranks #1 in Fatal Bicycle Accidents. Florida ranks # 3 in Bicycle Accidents. Florida ranks #1 in Pedestrian Injures. According to the National Safety Council July and August are the top two months for Fatal Bicycle Accidents.

Fatal Bicycle Accident

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COMMON CAUSES OF PEDESTRIAN AND BICYCLE ACCIDENTS IN FLORIDA AND GEORGIA:

The vast majority of pedestrian and bicycle accidents in Florida and Georgia are the result of negligence and reckless drivers. Some of the leading causes of accidents in both states include:

  • Impaired drivers
  • Distracted driving
  • Speeding
  • Failing to follow street signs
  • Failing to come to a complete stop at crosswalks or intersections
  • Backing up without checking behind the vehicle
  • Turning at an intersection without looking for pedestrians and bicyclists

Fatal Bicycle Accidents have Decrease for Children While Increasing significantly for Adults

According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Fatal Bicycle Accidents involving children have declined over the years while the numbers have quadrupled for bicyclist over the age of 20.

If you or a loved one has been Injured in a bicycle accident Barnes and Cohen Bicycle Accidents Attorneys have been defending the rights of Bicyclist for over 40 years.

Barnes and Cohen Personal Injury Attorneys serving North Florida including Jacksonville Florida, Jacksonville Beach Florida, St Augustine Florida, Palm Coast Florida, MacClenny Florida, Lake City Florida, Fernandina Florida, Yulee Florida and Surrounding area.

 

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