News: Bicyclist dead after collision with car in Hernando County


HERNANDO COUNTY, FL – A vehicle and a bicycle were involved in a fatal collision Sunday morning in Hernando County, state troopers said.

The incident occurred on Sunshine Grove Road north of Montour Street, according to WTFS.

The Florida Highway Patrol said the driver of a Chrysler 200 was going south in the outer lane of the roadway and failed to notice an electric bicycle going in the same direction.

The car crashed into the bicyclist, who was pronounced dead at the scene.  The victim’s name was not released.

When a cyclist is involved in an accident, it’s essential that they understand their rights, the laws governing bicycle safety, and their options for pursuing compensation. If you or a loved one has been the victim of a bicycle accident in Hernando County, the Hernando County bicycle accident attorneys at Whittel & Melton can assist you.  We have helped many accident victims get the money they deserve. Contact us today at 866-608-5529 to schedule a free, no-obligation consultation.

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