Cheval, FL (July 28, 2021) – A two-vehicle crash in the Cheval area resulted in the death of a Land O’ Lakes man on Tuesday, July 27.
The deadly crash occurred on Dale Mabry Highway near Veterans Expressway early that morning at around 9:30 a.m. According to local reports, a 17-year-old Odessa woman was traveling northbound on Dale Mabry in an SUV when she attempted to make a left turn. The woman’s vehicle entered directly into the path of an oncoming motorcycle.
The 21-year-old Land O’ Lakes man crashed into the right side of the vehicle. The man was wearing a helmet but still sustained fatal injuries. He was pronounced dead at the scene by attending medical personnel.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the fatal accident is currently underway.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Fatal Motorcycle Accidents in Tampa FL
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, over 80% of motorcycle accidents result in death or serious injury, and motorcycle riders are 27 times more likely than passengers in passenger automobiles to die in an accident than are passengers in passenger vehicles. Riding motorcycles is a common pastime in Tampa, and many residents like cruising around on their bikes on the streets of the city. Unfortunately, the use of these vehicles puts riders at a high danger of injury or death on the road.
When a motorcycle collision occurs, motorcyclists are known to be at increased risk of fatal injuries. Unfortunately, many cars fail to maintain a sufficient watch for bikers, resulting in catastrophic accidents. In 2016, there were 600 motorcycle fatalities in Florida, with 409 of these accidents involving another vehicle, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, wearing a helmet reduces the likelihood of dying by around 37%.
Families are frequently left in a painful situation after a loved one’s life is tragically interrupted as a result of another’s irresponsibility, and rehabilitation may be a long and arduous fight for those who are close to the victim. Individuals are driven to express their grief, and launching a lawsuit is usually the last thing on their minds. Working with an experienced Tampa personal injury attorney may improve your chances of prevailing in a wrongful death claim in the state of Florida.
Rebein Law takes great care and concern to do all in our power to assist surviving families in receiving compensation after a tragic accident. Our automobile accident attorneys in Florida have proven time and time again that they are capable of achieving outcomes. With the aid of our Tampa wrongful death attorneys, you and your family can get through this difficult time by ensuring that those who are guilty are held accountable. This process begins with filing a lawsuit against the responsible party or the responsible party’s insurance provider.
If you or a loved one has been killed or seriously injured in an auto accident, call attorney Paul Rebein at 813-305-7285 to speak with a compassionate motorcycle crash attorney in Florida.
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