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