Bicyclist killed in crash on Maitland Boulevard, FHP says

Man struck at intersection of Maitland Boulevard and Bear Lake Road

Florida Highway Patrol cruiser (WJXT)

ORLANDO, Fla. – A 48-year-old Orlando man riding a bicycle was killed early Monday in a collision at the intersection of Maitland Boulevard and Bear Lake Road in Orange County, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

According to an FHP incident report, the man was riding a bike south on Bear Lake Road when he entered the intersection on a red light and collided with a pickup truck that was hauling a trailer.

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The cyclist, who was not wearing a helmet, was taken to AdventHealth Apopka, where he died from his injuries, the FHP said.

The 64-year-old driver of the pickup was not injured.

Troopers say the crash is under investigation.


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