Florida has experienced an alarming increase in the number of fatal hit and run crashes during the last two years–and Miami-Dade County is leading the surge of these deadly accidents.
Ten million cars drive on the Rickenbacker Causeway in Key Biscayne every year. In the last year, there has been an increase in accidents—and city officials and police are doing something about it.
Prosecutors have released new videos and photos in their case against a man accused in a deadly crash.
Cyclists in South Florida are demanding changes to make roads safer for them.
Two cyclists were struck and one was killed this week on the Rickenbacker Causeway by an alleged drunk driver. Walter Reyes, who was training for the upcoming Dolphins Cycling Challenge, is the third cyclist to be killed along the Rickenbacker in the past five years. The incident has the local bicycling community coming together to renew their push for safer streets. Jim focuses the half-hour on the incident with Miami-Dade County Commissioner Xavier Suarez, and Bernard Zyscovich, an architect behind Plan Z for Miami, which would transform the Rickenbacker and give cyclists, runners, joggers and walkers a safer alternative.
Police were pulling over drivers Friday morning, two days after a cyclist was struck and killed by an accused drunk driver. Cycling safety advocates, however, say they want a proactive approach to protecting bicyclists.
One day after a cyclist died on the Rickenbacker Causeway, other bicyclists are calling on lawmakers for a crisis intervention.
The normal camaraderie between members of the Everglades Bicycling Club took on a somber tone Thursday with a moment of silence for one of their cycling brothers.
A 21-year old is under arrest in connection to a crash which left one cyclist dead and another in the hospital.
A family on the water for the afternoon was involved in a boating accident, but the other boat fled the scene of the crash, officials said.