LAKE WALES, FL – Police are investigating an accident that killed a bicyclist on a roadway in Lake Wales last week.
According to WFLA, the bicyclist was trying to cross the southbound lanes of U.S. 27 near State Road 60 when the incident happened on Thursday at about 6 p.m. He was hit by one vehicle and then by four more, police said, and was pronounced dead at the scene.
No other injuries were reported. Authorities did not release the victim’s identity.
Because they share the road, bicyclists and drivers both share responsibility to operate their vehicles safely. If you or a loved one have been the victim of a bicycle accident, it is important to call an attorney to help guide you through the personal injury process. The Polk County Personal Injury Lawyers at Kemp, Ruge and Green can help you build a strong claim in the event of an accident, and you only have to pay us if we win. Request a free consultation today so we can answer all your case specific questions. Call us today at 727-835-8327 to get started.
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