St Petersburg, FL – Christopher Smith Killed in Motorcycle Crash at 1st Ave & 42nd St

Last updated Wednesday, December 21st, 2022

St Petersburg, FL – Christopher Smith Killed in Motorcycle Crash at 1st Ave & 42nd St

St Petersburg, FL (December 8, 2022) – A two-vehicle crash in St. Petersburg on Wednesday evening, December 7, resulted in a fatality. 

The deadly accident took place at the intersection of 1st Avenue N. and 42nd street N. at around 9:24 p.m. It was reported that 44-year-old Christopher Smith of St. Petersburg was headed west on a motorcycle. Smith collided with a northbound Subaru Legacy. 

Smith sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. The other driver was not hurt in the collision. 

An ongoing investigation into the cause of the fatal crash is in progress. 

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of Christopher Smith at this time.

Deadly Motorcycle Crashes in Florida

St Petersburg, FL - Christopher Smith Killed in Motorcycle Crash at 1st Ave & 42nd StOne of the most dangerous states for motorcycle riders is Florida. Regardless of whether they ride a motorbike or not, everyone in the neighborhood needs to be concerned about biker safety. In all, 8,895 motorcycle collisions happened in Florida in 2019. There were 550 fatalities and 2,072 permanent injuries as a result of collisions. From 9,143 overall crashes in 2018, there was a substantial drop in motorcycle collisions of 2.71%.

When a member of your family is taken from you in a traumatic event, it leaves a void in your life. When you try to make up for the money and services that your loved one offered your family at this challenging time, it’s possible that your financial situation will go entirely out of hand and spiral out of control. In spite of the fact that filing a wrongful death claim in Florida won’t be able to make up for the loss of a loved one, there is still a chance that you will be eligible for financial assistance that will assist you in getting your life back to normal.

The process of managing a lawsuit for wrongful death can quickly become very frustrating. After the passing of a member of your immediate family, dealing with legal matters and lawsuits should be the very last thing on your to-do list. Working with a wrongful death attorney in Florida may make it simpler for you to get answers to many of your questions and resolve many of your concerns. While you focus on putting the pieces of your life back together, we will take care of your case in the meanwhile.

It is entirely understandable that you may be going through an array of emotions if a loved one died in a sudden accident. After the death of a loved one, a St. Petersburg motorcycle accident attorney can help you pursue a case against the party responsible. Rebein Law has a proven track record of helping the victim’s surviving family members with their financial recovery after the loss of a family member. 

Call 813-305-7285 to speak with Attorney Paul Rebein about how we might be able to support your financial recovery after the loss of a loved one.

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.


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