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Virginia Beach, VA – Bicyclist Fatally Struck on Princess Anne Rd

Virginia Beach, VA – Bicyclist Fatally Struck on Princess Anne Rd

Blaszkow Legal, PLLC Feb. 28, 2024

Virginia Beach, VA (February 28, 2024) – A bicyclist lost his life as a result of a fatal collision that occurred on Monday evening in Virginia Beach. Authorities were notified of the accident on February 26.

According to reports provided by the Virginia Beach Police Department, 26-year-old James Beckles IV was riding a bicycle in the area of Princess Anne Road and Lynnhaven Parkway during the evening hours. For unknown reasons, he was struck by a vehicle. Beckles was fatally injured in the accident and pronounced deceased at the scene. The driver of the vehicle, later identified as 48-year-old Rodney Coleman, was arrested. He is currently facing charges of involuntary manslaughter, reckless speeding, and several other traffic offenses. At this time, the incident is being investigated.

We offer our sympathies to the family of James Beckles IV at this time.

Fatal Auto Accidents in Virginia

Fatal accidents in Virginia are unfortunately all too common, claiming the lives of hundreds each year due to preventable circumstances. These incidents often stem from irresponsible driving behaviors, including driving under the influence, speeding, or reckless conduct behind the wheel. The repercussions of these accidents extend beyond the immediate consequences and often cause significant financial hardships for the affected families, making it challenging to move forward.

In the aftermath of a fatal accident, it is crucial to contact a Virginia Beach wrongful death attorney as soon as possible. Your family may have the opportunity to pursue legal action against the responsible party and seek accountability for the tragedy. Having a dedicated legal team by your side can simplify the complexities of the wrongful death claim process, alleviating some of the stress during this difficult time.

At Blaszkow Legal, PLLC, we understand how challenging it can be for families to deal with the aftermath of fatal accidents and are here to assist you in seeking justice for your loss. With our extensive experience in personal injury law, our commitment is to advocate for fair compensation and hold those accountable for their actions. If you believe our Virginia personal injury law firm can support your case, feel free to contact us at 703-879-5910. Our compassionate team is ready to meet with you as soon as possible to discuss your options and provide the necessary support during this challenging period. Remember, you don't have to navigate this journey alone – let us fight for what is right for you and your family.

Note: When creating these blog posts, our team of writers utilizes external sources, including local and state news sources, social media platforms, police accident incident reports, state police accident reports, and at times, eyewitness accounts. Please contact us immediately if you discover any incorrect information so that we can update the post with the most current, accurate information available.

Disclaimer: This post is not a business solicitation, and none of the information provided in this blog post should be interpreted as medical or legal advice. If you have been injured in an accident, seek immediate medical attention and contact an attorney immediately. This post's featured image was not captured at the actual accident scene.