Sarasota, FL (September 14, 2021) – A collision involving a motorcycle and another vehicle in Sarasota ended in a fatality on Friday, September 10.
The deadly accident took place at the crossing of Bahia Vista Street and Tuttle Avenue. Paramedics were spotted at the scene at around 9 p.m. that evening. A motorcyclist was reportedly struck by a motor vehicle after entering the intersection.
The rider suffered serious injuries and was taken to Sarasota Memorial Hospital for treatment. He was later pronounced dead at the facility. The identity of the deceased is currently awaiting notification of next of kin. The male driver of the other car remained at the scene and cooperated with authorities.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident is being managed by local law enforcement officials.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Fatal Motorcycle Accidents in Florida
Wearing a helmet decreases the chance of mortality by about 37%, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In Florida, there were 600 motorcycle deaths in 2016, with 409 of them involving another vehicle. Motorcycle riders are 27 times more likely than passengers in passenger vehicles to die in an accident, with more than 80% of motorcycle accidents ending in death or injury.
After losing a loved one in a tragic car accident, the last thing you want to feel is alone. If you or a loved one has been the victim of wrongful death, you or a loved one may be entitled to compensation with the aid of a professional Sarasota motorcycle accident lawyer. Those who have lost a loved one due to wrongful death have already suffered a significant loss. The financial repercussions of a sudden death may be devastating. If a loved one was killed in an accident, you will need the help of a Sarasota car accident lawyer at every stage of the process.
Motorcycle Crash Lawyers in Sarasota
Rebein Law is delighted to represent people in Tampa who have lost a loved one in a terrible vehicle accident. Our Sarasota wrongful death lawyers know how to submit a claim. If you need help holding the individual responsible for a tragic vehicle accident accountable and obtaining compensation for your losses, please contact us as soon as possible.
Call 813-305-7285 right now to schedule a consultation with attorney Paul Rebein to learn more about how our Sarasota personal injury lawyers can assist you.
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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.