Seminole, FL (June 16, 2022) – A hit-and-run crash in Seminole involving a moped left two people injured on Thursday morning, June 16. The accident was reported at the intersection of Bryan Dairy and Starkey Roads at around 3 a.m.
Two people were reportedly traveling on a moped when they were hit by an oncoming motor vehicle. The at-fault driver fled the scene without providing aid. Both injured parties were transported to Bayfront Health for treatment. No updates on their conditions have been revealed at this time.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash is underway.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Moped Accidents in Florida
Mopeds and scooters have grown more popular in the United States. As a result, it is now more vital than ever to assess their safety. Despite the belief that mopeds are a safe mode of transportation, data prove otherwise. Unfortunately, there is a strong chance that many moped accidents go unreported. Bone fractures are responsible for 40% of all moped-related injuries, according to the most recent statistics.
When a moped collides with a car, the rider only has limited protection Even if they take all reasonable precautions, riders will almost certainly suffer more catastrophic injuries if they crash. Even the most common road hazards, such as potholes, ice, cracks, or slick roads, put those on mopeds at a huge disadvantage. Statistics show that those riding on mopeds have a higher risk of serious injury. Riders can be paralyzed, have limbs removed, or be disabled for the rest of their lives as a result of motorcycle accidents. Serious crash victims may be eligible for monetary compensation for their losses. Accident victims can recover and rebuild their lives with the help of a skilled attorney.
Our attorneys assist innocent motorcyclists who have been injured or maimed as a result of reckless driving. In the aftermath of a major motorcycle accident, we will battle tooth and nail to protect your legal rights. Insurance companies frequently want to resolve disputes as quickly as possible, denying you any further compensation. Accident victims are often victimized at a time when they are most vulnerable.
If you or a loved one has been injured in a motorcycle accident, call Attorney Paul Rebein at 813-305-7285 to speak with a caring Seminole motorcycle accident lawyer about your case.
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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.