Palmetto, FL (November 14, 2022) – On Sunday, November 2, two motorcyclists were hurt following a two-vehicle collision in the Palmetto area.
The accident took place at the intersection of US-41 and 61st Street E. on US-41 near 61st Street E. in Manatee County. It was reported that a 54-year-old Ruskin man with a 53-year-old woman was riding a motorcycle south on the highway. The motorcycle was hit by a van that entered the intersection.
Both occupants were transported to a hospital for treatment. They were reportedly in serious condition.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash is in progress.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Motorcycle Accidents in Florida
A total of 281,340 car crashes were reported in Florida in 2012, according to the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles. Motorcycles were involved in 9,384 of these accidents that year. Tragically, these crashes resulted in the deaths of 425 motorcycle riders and the injuries of 7,809 other riders.
Motorcycle collisions can have particularly horrific results, and those hurt may experience a variety of wounds as a result. In the event that you or a member of your family was injured in a motorcycle accident, you have a responsibility to take the necessary actions to protect your legal rights. After a traumatic injury, an attorney can help you get back on the path to a full recovery.
A motorcycle may be used for both leisurely rides and excursions to and from the office, making it a pleasurable and efficient mode of transportation. On the other hand, in the event of an accident, motorcyclists are put in a riskier scenario than vehicle drivers. Because they are less protected than drivers of cars, motorbike accidents now have a higher death rate.
Our legal team will fight fiercely to protect your legal rights in the case of a serious motorcycle accident. Insurance companies generally prefer the quick settlement of disputes so that they do not have to pay for extra losses. When accident victims are most vulnerable, they are left open to abuse from the insurer and the attorneys of the at-fault party.
If you or a loved one has been hurt in a motorcycle crash call Palmetto motorcycle accident attorney Paul Rebein at 813-305-7285 to go over your legal options.
Note: Secondary sources were used in the creation of this post. Our team has not independently verified the facts surrounding this accident. If any information is not correct, please contact Rebein Law so that we can update the post with the most accurate information available. We will remove a post upon request.
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.