Sun City, FL (May 3, 2020) – Yesterday, a man lost his life while riding his bicycle in Sun City in a fatal bicycle collision.
Police responded to the crash that occurred at the intersection of Trinity Lakes Drive and Sun City Center Boulevard. A 74-year-old man, who remains unidentified, was headed south on Trinity Lakes Drive when he and a sedan entered the intersection of Trinity Lakes and Sun City Center at the same time and collided for reasons still under investigation.
Police and other first responders were present at the scene of the collision. The man was transported to a nearby medical center where he later died from his injuries.
The driver of the sedan remained at the scene of the collision and cooperated with the police. It is unclear if any charges will be filed.
No further information is available at this time.
An investigation into the circumstances of the collision will continue.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Bicycle Accidents in Florida
There were a reported 6,568 bicycle collisions in Florida in 2018 that resulted in 148 deaths and 6,175 injuries. In the first quarter of 2019, preliminary data showed that 1,695 bike accidents had already occurred in Florida with 40 deaths and 1,588 injuries.
The previous year, in 2017, Florida had the highest fatality rate related to bicycle accidents in the nation. According to information provided by the NHTSA, 125 pedal cyclist deaths were reported in Florida in 2017.
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