Category: bike accident

Bicyclist critically hurt in crash on U.S. 441 near Micanopy

A bike rider from New Jersey was critically injured Monday afternoon after going through the windshield of a Honda Civic on U.S. 441. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, Jayne Henry, 54, was apparently on her way back to Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park — where she had been earlier in the day — when

Seven people injured in night of motorcycle crashes

Seven people injured in night of motorcycle crashes PINELLAS PARK-There was a lot of mayhem involving motorcycles in the area around U.S.19 and 49th Street in Pinellas Park Wednesday night. A series of incidents involving eight motorcyclists resulted in seven people being injured –six of them motorcyclists. Police said one of the motorcyclists suffered life-threatening

“Three cycling deaths in three weeks is three too many”

Three bicyclists have been killed during the past three weeks, all of them while pedaling on roads in our backyard. Firefighter John Wilson was struck by an SUV in Jupiter on Feb. 7. He was 50 years old. Two days later, cyclist Gary Zimmer was hit by a car while riding in a bike lane