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EAST LAKE, FL – Authorities say an accident in Pinellas County on Thursday morning injured three bicyclists from Palm Harbor, all in their 60s.

The Tampa Bay Times reports the collision took place on East Lake Road near Trinity Boulevard at about 8:30 a.m.  According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a 16-year-old New Port Richey girl was driving a sedan south on East Lake Road when she stopped in the left turn lane and turned into the path of two bicycles, a tandem and a single-rider bike.

The bicycles, which had been going north in a designated bicycle lane, collided with the right side of the sedan.  A 65-year-old man and a 61-year-old woman who were on the tandem bicycle and a 64-year-old man riding alone were all seriously injured and hospitalized.  The driver of the car was not injured.

PUTNAM COUNTY, FL – A bicyclist was critically injured after colliding with a car in Putnam County Tuesday morning, WGFL reports.

The incident took place in the vicinity of State Road 100 and Springside Shortcut Road.  According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the bicyclist was going west on a bike path parallel to State Road 100 and failed to stop before entering a crosswalk.

The front of the bicycle struck the front right fender of a vehicle that was headed north on Springside Shortcut Road, the FHP said.

GAINESVILLE, FL – A man was killed when he was hit by a vehilce while riding a motorized bicycle northeast of Gainesville on Monday morning.

According to Main St. Daily News, a 28-year-old Starke man was riding the bike on the shoulder of State Route 24 near NE 127th Street when he was hit by 1998-2004 era Ford pickup or a 2000-04 Ford Excursion.

The victim was ejected from the bicycle and pronounced dead at the scene.

WALDO, FL – Troopers are searching for the vehicle and driver responsible for fatally striking a 28-year-old bicyclist early Monday.

According to WCJB, the victim was hit between 12 a.m. and 87 a.m. while riding along Waldo Road near the intersection with 127th Street. He was discovered deceased in the roadway shortly after 7 a.m.

No identifying information on the driver or vehicle involved in the deadly crash is available at this time. Our team will continue to follow this developing story and provide any updates as they are made available to the public.

GAINESVILLE FL – A man was fatally struck by a vehicle in northwest Gainesville while riding his bicycle this morning.

According to WCJB, the victim was riding on Waldo Road near the intersection with Northeast 127th Street when he was hit by an unspecified vehicle.

The bicyclist, an unidentified 28-year-old man, suffered fatal injuries in the crash.

OCALA, FL – Two people suffered critical injuries after being involved in a collision at an Ocala intersection on Wednesday.

According to the Ocala StarBanner, a person on a motor scooter was stopped at the traffic signal of Pine Avenue and Silver Springs Boulevard. The light turned green and they made a left turn headed west on Silver Springs Boulevard.

A bicyclist traveling southbound on Pine Avenue crossed the boulevard without stopping. They collided with the motor scooter at the intersection.

LUTZ, FL – A 31-year-old man from Land O’Lakes was struck and injured by a driver while riding his bike in Pasco County Saturday morning.

According to FOX13, the crash happened at the intersection of Dale Mabry Highway and US-41 around 5:40 a.m.

The man was riding his bicycle on the outside shoulder of Dale Mabry Highway when he was struck by a driver. He was thrown into the roadway where he was struck again by a man on a motorcycle.

SPRING HILL, FL – A person was struck and killed by a driver in a pickup in Hernando County Thursday morning.

According to FOX13, the bicyclist was hit around 5:30 a.m. on County Line Road near Broad Street. A driver in a Ford F250 was heading south in the turn lane of Broad Steet when they crashed into the person, claiming they did not see them.

Authorities closed down the roadways while investigating the fatal crash.

ZEPHYRHILLS, FL – A woman was critically injured when she was struck by a vehicle on SR-54 on Friday.

An 85-year-old Zephyrhills man was traveling in a sedan eastbound on SR-54 eat of Bough Road reports the Suncoast News. Meanwhile, two bicyclists in the eastbound bike lane were traveling in opposite directions.

As they approached one another, a 40-year-old man on his bicycle moved to allow the woman to pass. While passing, she lost control of her bicycle and fell into the eastbound lane of SR-54 where she was struck by the sedan.

A 10-year-old girl was struck by a car and killed while riding her bike Wednesday night across U.S. 192 near Kissimmee, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. 

Reports show that the crash happened around 9:15 p.m. when several children crossed the highway, failing to use an intersection or a crosswalk.

A 71-year-old man driving by hit the child’s bike and she was taken to a hospital for her injuries, but later died. 

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