According to the police, a victim sustained serious injuries at the scene of the accident which occurred on Northwest 17th Avenue.
From the report, a 71-year-old man has been confirmed to be seriously injured by the Miami police department after a driver struck his bicycle.
The report says the driver was operating a 2015 Nissan Sonata and was traveling southbound on Northwest 17th Avenue when he struck the bicyclist. The cyclist was also traveling in the same direction in the bike lane, troopers said.
It was reported that eyewitnesses said the crash left the cyclist with multiple injuries. He was ejected from his bike being thrown several feet. A bystander rushed to help the elderly man and called 911. On arrival, he was treated and transported to the nearest hospital, officials said.
Troopers said the driver had suffered minor injury to his arm which was treated at the scene. An investigation is still ongoing.
Comment from Anidjar and Levine:
Marc Anidjar, from the Law Firm of Anidjar and Levine, comments on this crash. “This is an unfortunate incidence involving a bicyclist that was injured by a car traveling southbound on Northwest 17th Avenue. Our hearts go out to the bicyclist, and we advice victims or relative of victims involved in this kind of crash to act fast. It is devastating when someone has been injured as a result of possibly reckless driving. Reach out to an experienced auto accident attorney that knows how to help you or your relative through any difficult time of this form.”
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