Land O Lakes, FL (September 22, 2021) – A two-vehicle crash ended in the death of a motorcyclist in the Land O’ Lakes area on Sunday, September 19.
The fatal accident occurred at the crossing of US-41 and Causeway Boulevard. Emergency responders were sent to the scene at around 7:15 p.m. that evening. Local reports revealed that a 25-year-old Tampa man was riding a motorcycle southbound on the highway.
It was then that a 43-year-old woman was driving an SUV when she pulled out of the parking lot of a gas station. The SUV entered into the path of the rider, and the two vehicles collided. The Tampa man was later taken to a nearby hospital where he was later pronounced dead. No further information has been provided.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash is underway.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Deadly Motorcycle Crashes in Florida
In 2016, 600 motorcycle deaths occurred in Florida, with 409 of them involving another vehicle. Motorcycle riders are 27 times more likely to die in an accident than passengers in passenger cars, with more than 80% of motorcycle accidents resulting in death or disability. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, wearing a helmet reduces the risk of death by around 37%.
The loss of a loved one alters your outlook on life. Accidents caused by negligence and resulting in the death of another person can have terrible emotional and financial consequences. It’s natural to feel helpless when a loved one passes away. Unfortunately, many individuals are unclear of how to proceed in order to receive the compensation to which they are entitled.
Land O Lakes Motorcycle Accident Lawyers
You’ll need the assistance of a Land O’ Lakes wrongful death lawyer to handle your case or claim thoroughly after a fatal vehicle accident. It’s essential to select a lawyer who has experience with situations comparable to yours. Rebein Law is dedicated to assisting families who have lost a loved one in a tragic vehicle accident. For many years, we’ve been assisting catastrophe victims in their rehabilitation. As a consequence, our Florida automobile accident lawyers are well-versed in the state’s wrongful death laws. You have a legal right to be paid for the unjustified pain and suffering you’ve had as a result of someone else’s negligence.
To learn more about how our Land O’ Lakes motorcycle accident attorneys may assist you, call attorney Paul Rebein at 813-305-7285 right now.
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Disclaimer: The purpose of this post is to inform our readers about the dangers of driving and to provide information for people who are injured in an accident in Florida. This post is not a solicitation for business. None of the information provided is intended to be legal or medical advice. The photo used in this post was not taken at the actual accident scene.