A woman who was mountain-biking on trails at the popular Quiet Waters Park in Deerfield Beach says she flew over the handlebars and landed almost head-first on the ground, seriously injuring her spine.
Broward County taxpayers will pay $17,500 to the woman under a proposed settlement to be voted on Thursday by the Broward County Commission.
"It was a novice person trying something she shouldn't have been trying,'' Williams said. "I'm sorry. I have very little sympathy for someone who causes their own injury and wants to blame it on someone else."
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I really shouldn't be surprised that crap like this happens, but somehow I still am. It's mountain biking, people. Ride within your limits, and if you get injured... well turns out that you weren't.