Sadly, on June 28th around 10:30 p.m. a minor was involved in a wrongful death bicycle accident near St. Petersburg. The teenager was killed in this personal injury accident by a drunk driver while riding her bike in the bike lane on the Indian Rocks Causeway Bridge, just an hour away from Riverview. According to the Pinellas County State Attorney’s office, the at-fault driver has been charged with DUI manslaughter.
When a pedestrian is injured in a collision with a car, truck, motorcycle or another vehicle in Tampa Bay, it is a traumatic and overwhelming experience for the surviving family and friends. Cases that involve a bicycle rider killed by the negligence of a vehicle driver are considered “wrongful death” cases, as the bicyclist was wrongfully killed by the careless and negligent actions of another driver.
The Frank Santini Law Firm’s Riverview, FL personal injury attorneys pass on their prayers and thoughts to all friends and family of those connected to this horrible drunk driving bicycle accident. The trauma, pain and stress after losing a loved one, especially someone with so much life ahead of them to negligence is difficult to describe in few words.
When we are presented with a wrongful death pedestrian accident at The Frank Santini Law Firm, we aggressively pursue every possible avenue to ensure that justice is served and that negligent parties are held responsible for their actions. Our goal is to give our injury accident clients the confidence and peace of mind to know that their case is being effectively managed by an experienced and proven attorney, so that clients may focus on grieving and helping their family to recover from the tragic accident. The Riverview wrongful death lawyers at our firm are here to help. Call today for a free consultation – (813) 445-6121.
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