Law enforcement officials say they are investigating an accident on Southwest 9th Avenue after a 20-year-old bicycle rider was hit by a driver in a minivan.
According to officials, the accident happened on Southwest 9th Avenue at Croissant Park. Police say a 20-year-old male riding a bicycle on the roadway was struck by a 32-year-old driver in a Mazda minivan.
Officials did not give an official statement saying why the driver in the Mazda struck the victim on the bike. They say the incident is still under investigation as they look into the actual cause of the crash. Police stated that no other vehicles or people were involved in the crash.
EMS arrived to the scene of the accident soon after it happened to administer on-site first aid to the injured bicyclist. Emergency crews reported that the man suffered serious injuries and was transported to the hospital by ambulance. The Mazda minivan driver was not injured and was questioned by officials at the accident scene, authorities added.
Police say there’s no decision yet on if the van driver will be charged, meanwhile, the accident remains under investigation.
Glen Levine, from the Law Firm of Anidjar and Levine, comments on this crash. “This is a very unfortunate accident. We know from experience that accidents like this one can causes injurious consequences. Serious injuries can affect the lives of all parties involved and their families who feel the effects even when they are not directly involved. We wish all parties in the accident a speedy recovery and hope they reach out to an experience accident attorney.”
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