News: Driver sought in death of bicyclist in Gainesville hit-and-run


GAINESVILLE, FL – Police in Gainesville are searching for the driver responsible for a crash that killed a bicycle rider, according to a report by WGFL.

The bicyclist, a male, was struck from behind by a vehicle while riding south on the 3300 block of South Main Street.  The driver involved then left the scene.

The Gainesville Police Department said that based on debris found in the roadway, the vehicle they are now looking for is a silver Volvo, either a sedan or an SUV.  Evidence indicated the driver may have been going about 45 miles per hour at the time of the collision.

If your family has a loved one due to another person’s wrongful actions, you may be eligible for compensation that includes medical bills, funeral costs, and loss of future earnings. The Alachua County wrongful death lawyers at Whittel & Melton can help you navigate the legal process during this difficult time, and will fight for the money you deserve. Give us a call at 866-608-5529 or contact us online to speak with our dedicated legal team.


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