Mims, FL (June 27, 2020) – A fatal bicycle crash took place at an intersection in Mims yesterday morning.
Around 8 a.m. on Friday, June 26, Florida Highway Patrol responded to the scene of the fatal bicycle collision that took place at the intersection of US-1 and Main Street.
The collision took place when a passenger vehicle collided with a bicycle for reasons still under investigation by authorities.
The bicyclist was pronounced deceased at the scene of the collision. Their identity has not been released.
The northbound lanes of the intersection were blocked off for some time following the collision.
No further information is available at this time.
An investigation into the circumstances of the collision will continue.
We would like to extend our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim.
Bicycle Crashes in Florida
There were 6,568 bicycle crashes in Florida in 2018 that resulted in 6,175 injuries and approximately 148 deaths. For the first quarter of 2019, Florida saw around 1,695 bicycle crashes with 40 deaths and 1,588 injuries.
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