74-year-old man on a Bicycle Collides with Vehicle Resulting in Death
The Annapolis Police Department is investigating an unfortunate fatal hit-and-run crash that left Zarko Peruza, 74, of Annapolis dead on Tuesday night. During the investigation officers determined the incident had taken place near Merryman Road at the unit block of Hilltop Lane shortly after 10 pm when a vehicle ran into a bicyclist, leaving the victim seriously injured and leading to his death at the scene. In response to this tragedy, police have closed off Hilltop Lane in both directions for about two hours to reconstruct the crash and are asking for anyone who witnessed this heartbreaking incident or has additional information pertaining to the striking vehicle to call them with what they know.
Take Action After Bicycle Crash in Maryland
A bicyclist who survives a collision with a car should consider themselves lucky because these crashes so often end in a cyclist’s death. As personal injury attorneys, the team at Zirkin & Schmerling Law has seen the devastating results of collisions between cars and bikes.
In some cases, the cyclist victims of these crashes never fully recover and regain full mobility. It takes months or years of expensive follow-up care, including plastic surgery, physical therapy, and psychological therapy for emotional damage.
It’s time to talk to a Maryland bicycle accident attorney who has experience with car accidents that involve bicyclist injuries. The team at Zirkin & Schmerling Law has decades of combined experience handling the aftermath of severe car and bicycle crashes. We’re here to help you secure the resources you need to move forward after your accident. Give us a call today – 410-753-4611