32-Year-Old Driver Won’t Be Charged For Crash That Left A Broward County Bicyclist Critical
A 32-year-old man was involved in an accident with a Broward County deliveryman on a bicycle in Martin County, authorities said.
The 32-year-old was behind the wheel of a U-Haul cargo van when he collided with the rider aboard a bike on Broadway near Eastbound Street, FHP authorities said.
Police officials and the Florida Highway Patrol said, the crash appeared to be an accident and no charges were filed.
“I saw them take the bicyclist away. I think he was bleeding, middle-aged,” a witness said. “I think he was really injured.”
The bicyclist was rushed to Delray Medical Hospital in critical condition. He is expected to survive.
The driver remained at the scene of the accident and answered questions from the police.
The man who declined to comment passed a field sobriety test and has a clean criminal and driving record, law enforcement sources said. Neither his identity nor that of the victim was released.
The Florida Highway Patrol officials is asking anyone with relevant information concerning the crash to contact the Martin County police department.
Accident attorney Jason Weisser of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck responded to this unfortunate crash. “This is a serious accident resulting in injuries. We hope the investigators can quickly determine what caused the accident. Please be careful and obey the speed limits whenever you are driving a motorcycle, car, SUV or truck. We hope that all parties involved consult with an experienced trial lawyer. If you have been injured in an accident, call my office for a free consultation and find out what your rights are.”
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