Miami, FL (November 16, 2021) – A woman lost her life while riding her bicycle after she was involved in a traffic collision in Miami on Tuesday, November 16. The crash happened at approximately 7:00 a.m., according to preliminary reports.
The woman was struck by a semi-truck traveling near the River Landing shopping and residential complex near 14 Avenue and Northwest North River Drive. Miami Police investigators pronounced the female cyclist deceased on-site.
The truck driver remained at the scene and cooperated with officials. The semi-truck, which was with “Ceva Logistics,” appeared to be entering or exiting the loading dock at the time of the collision.
Traffic homicide detectives responded to the site of the wreck in order to assist with the investigation, as well as the City of Miami Fire Rescue team. At this time, few details are available concerning the nature of the incident.
Traffic in the area was delayed while authorities and other responders worked to clear the scene. Local motorists were urged by authorities to find different routes of travel for the time being.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Authorities in Miami continue to investigate.
Bicycle Accidents in Florida
Pedestrians and cyclists can sustain severe injuries in accidents caused by negligent drivers. If you or a loved one of yours were hit by a vehicle while you were standing, walking, or riding your bike, you should contact a personal injury attorney in Miami. The lawyers at Piedra Law Injury Attorneys boast an impressive track record of success and can help get you the financial compensation that you may be entitled to if you have recently sustained an injury in a negligently caused accident, or if you have lost a loved one. We believe that you should not have to bear the heavy burden of recovery on your own. You may be seeking to recover in more ways than one, including financial, physical, and emotional, depending on the nature of the accident you were involved in or affected by. You can turn to our experienced personal injury lawyers to fight for your legal rights. We will negotiate with the insurance companies for a full and fair settlement.
The law office of Piedra Law Injury Attorneys consists of an experienced team of lawyers who are passionate about providing justice for victims and the families of the wrongfully deceased. A wrongful death attorney in Miami will be able to hold those who caused your loved one’s accident responsible for their careless actions. The sad truth is that no matter how vigilant we try to be in ensuring the safety of ourselves and others on the road, we cannot guarantee that other drivers will do the same for us.
Bicycle Accident Lawyers in Miami
A skilled lawyer from Piedra Law Injury Attorneys will be able to answer any and all questions you may have. They will help you to navigate the complicated legal process around filing a wrongful death claim and work diligently in order to hold the negligent party responsible for your loss accountable. Contact Piedra Law Injury Attorneys at 855-881-HURT (4878) in order to get in contact with an experienced personal injury attorney in Florida.
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