Lehigh Acres, FL (March 2, 2021) – Around 9 a.m. on Monday morning, March 1, a teen was killed in a mini-bike crash at a Lehigh Acres intersection.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the accident took place at the intersection of 7th Street and Gordon Avenue. A 13-year-old boy was riding his bike on the shoulder of the roadway when, for reasons that are still being investigated, a pickup truck collided with the bike.
The 13-year-old was immediately rushed to Lee Memorial Hospital. He was pronounced dead while there.
The 47-year-old man driving the pickup truck stayed at the scene of the accident. He and his 3-year-old passenger were uninjured.
The roadway was blocked for an extended period of time in the area of the intersection.
No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Fatal Accidents in Florida
Because of the nice year-round weather, Florida sees more bicycle accidents than many other accidents on our roads. Unfortunately, bicyclists have few protections from harm, which means that they are prone to extensive injuries and even losing their lives in these accidents. In 2018, in fact, it was determined that approximately 148 people were killed due to Florida bicycle accidents. If you have lost a loved one due to one of these devastating accidents, it is essential that you have legal help moving forward.
Bicycle accidents sometimes happen unexpectedly and lead to serious harm. If you have lost somebody you love in an accident, you could be left with a wide array of questions. As you grieve the loss of your loved one, you should never have to worry about how you will afford to pay for the bills that pile up against you and your family. You should always seek the immediate help of a Florida bicycle accident attorney who has handled these claims in the past so that you can move forward. See our proven track record of success representing those who have lost loved ones in Florida bicycle accidents at www.chadrobinson.com.
At Chad J. Robinson, PLLC, we will aggressively fight to protect your rights after you have lost a loved one in a bicycle accident. We understand how traumatic a collision can be and offer our help to you when you need it the most. We will assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for aspects like medical bills, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and so much more. Please contact an accident attorney in Florida at (786) 519-2423 for the help you deserve.
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