Report says two bicyclists sustained serious injuries when struck by a vehicle on Marion Street in Fort Myers.
The accident happened on Marion Street in Fort Myers. A 2012 Honda Accord, driven by a 23-year-old man, struck two bicycles. The two bicyclists were reportedly riding their bicycles southbound on Short Street into the Marion Street intersection.
Police reported that this incidence happened when the Honda drove into the intersection, exceeding the speed limit.
The 27-year-old woman riding one of the bicycles is in a critical condition, EMS said. The bicyclists suffered severe injuries on the knees and arms. The other bicycle rider sustained severe but non-life-threatening injuries. Both cyclists were transported to a nearby hospital.
The driver of the Honda remained on the scene of the crash.
No charges has been filed yet as investigation is still ongoing.
Marc Anidjar, from the Law Firm of Anidjar and Levine, comments on this crash. “This is an unfortunate incidence. Our hearts go out to the two bicyclists that were injured in this crash. It is devastating when someone has been injured as a result of possibly reckless driving. We hope that the victim’s injuries are not life-threatening and that they have a speedy recovery. It is also important for those involved to contact an experienced auto accident attorney that knows how to help them through this difficult time.”
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