Palm Beach, FL (May 7, 2020) – One person was killed in a bicycle collision that occurred in Palm Beach yesterday.
The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Department responded to the scene of the crash that occurred at 3300 Florida A1A when a bicycle was sideswiped by a truck. Both were headed north when the truck suddenly sideswiped the bicycle for reasons still being investigated by authorities.
Neither individual has been identified. The bicyclist was pronounced deceased at the scene of the collision by medical professionals.
The truck driver stayed at the accident scene and cooperated with police.
There is no word on the truck driver’s current condition or whether or not they sustained any injuries in the accident.
No further information is available at this time.
An investigation into the accident and its circumstances 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 6,568 bicycle collisions in Florida in 2018, with 148 deaths and 6,175 injuries resulting.
According to data provided by the federal government, Pinellas County in Florida is the most dangerous place for a bicyclist. Relatively, Florida has “by far” the highest per-capita bicyclist death rate in the US, according to the Wall Street Journal.
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