LARGO, FL – A man riding a bicycle was killed in an accident in Pinellas County early Monday morning, reports the Tampa Bay Times.
The bicycle was involved in a collision with a vehicle in the area of Starkey Road and East Bay Drive in Largo shortly before 6 a.m., police said. Officers who responded to the accident said that the bicycle did not have rear lights.
The bicycle rider was pronounced dead at the scene by Largo Fire & Rescue. His name was not immediately released.
Largo’s Traffic Homicide Unit is trying to determine the cause of the crash, but they do not believe that alcohol was a contributing factor.
The driver of the vehicle involved remained at the scene, according to police.
Bicycle riders involved in collisions with motor vehicles are at risk of catastrophic injuries and fatalities. If you or a loved one have been the victim of an unfortunate bicycle accident, the dedicated legal team at Kemp, Ruge and Green is here to help. Our Pinellas County Personal Injury Lawyers can help you pursue compensation for medical bills, lost income and other expenses you have incurred as a result of the crash. To discuss your case in detail, call us at 727-325-5512 to arrange a free, no-obligation consultation.
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