Category: bicycle accident

Bike rider hurt after colliding with car in Hosford Saturday

A 21-year-old Hosford resident was taken to Tallahassee Memorial Hospital by emergencyhelicopter after his bicycle collided with a car Saturday afternoon.Marvin M. Staton was riding south on Shuler Street around 5:27 p.m. when he failed to heed a stop sign at a four-way intersection and rode into the path of a westbound car on RobertsStreet,

Bicyclist dies in crash with car near 1-75

A bicyclist died late Friday after veering into the path of an oncoming car on Tice Street nearthe Interstate 75 exchange. Florida Highway Patrol officers have not identified the bicyclistwho they say may have been intoxicated at the time. The driver was not impaired, trooper said, and has not been charged.FHP is requesting the public’s

Report: Bicyclist injured in hit and run

PORT CHARLOTTE- A Punta Gorda man was bicycling east on Harbor Boulevard, attemptingto cross U.S. 41, when he was struck by a vehicle of an unknown make an model Monday evening, according to a Florida Highway Patrol report. A witness said Raymond Earl Hembree,53, crossed the path of a vehicle on his bike on a

Driver leaves scene of accident

CHARLOTTE COUNTY-A hit-and-run driver struck a bicyclist at U.S. 41 and Harbor Boulevard in Charlotte County late Monday. Shortly before 10 p.m., Raymond Earl Hembree, 53, reportedly crossed U.S. 41 in front of an oncoming northbound car at a traffic signal. The driver struck Hembree and continuednorth. Paramedics took Hembree to Lee Memorial Hospital, where

Bike rider killed was Pasco man

TARPON SPRINGSBike rider killed was Pasco manThe bicyclist killed Wednesday On Alt. U.S. l9 was identified Friday as Abimael Santiago Cancel, 38, of Holiday. Cancel was riding against traffic on the eastern shoulder of the road south of Plaza Drive when a northbound Ford utility truck hit him about 7:30 p.m., police said. Cancel, who

“Bicyclist, 84, in critical condition after accident involving police vehicle”

ST. PETERSBURG —An unmarked St. Petersburg Police vehicle hit and seriously injured a bicyclist about 10:20 a.m. Tuesday.This is what police say happened:Benjamin Kincaid, 84, was riding a bicycle northbound in the bike lane in the 100 block of 37th Street North.A 2008 Ford Crown Victoria unmarked police vehicle being driven by on-duty St. Petersburg

“Bicyclist airlifted after accident”

MANATEE – A 31-yearold man was airlifted to Bayfront Medical Center in St. Petersburg with life-threatening injuries after his bicycle collided with a car Saturday afternoon, the Florida Highway Patrol reports. The accident occurred at about 4:45 p.m. in the 2500 block of Cortez Road when the bicyclist was weaving in and out of stopped

“Bicyclist hit, killed by car in Palm Harbor”

PALM HARBOR — A bicyclist was hit by a car and killed in Palm Harbor Wednesday night. The bicyclist’s wife was also injured and transported to Bayfront Medical Center. The accident happened at U.S. 19 and Orange Street about 9:15 p.m. Their identities have not been released. The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating. for more