St Petersburg, FL (November 21, 2021) – A two-vehicle collision in St. Petersburg ended in the death of a motorcyclist on Saturday evening, November 20. The fatal crash took place on Gulf Boulevard around 10:48 p.m.
Local reports revealed that 56-year-old Kenan Rader was traveling northbound on the roadway in a white Ford pickup truck. At the same time, 45-year-old Eric Babb was riding south on a Harley Davidson motorcycle. Both vehicles collided as Rader was making a left turn into a parking lot.
Babb was ejected from the bike due to the impact. He sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. No further updates on the deadly accident have been provided at this time.
An ongoing crash investigation is being managed by local authorities.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of Eric Babb at this time.
Deadly Motorcycle Accidents in Florida
Many drivers fail to look out for them, leading to significant collisions. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, about 80% of motorcycle accidents result in death or injury. Not only that but motorcycle riders remain 27 times more likely than people in passenger cars to die in a crash. In 2016, 600 motorcycle deaths occurred in Florida, with 409 of them involving another vehicle.
When a loved one dies as a result of someone else’s carelessness or negligence, it can be devastating for surviving family members. Unexpected costs and other disaster-related damages frequently burden the family of the deceased victim. They are also confronted with feelings of helplessness and frustration. A sense of grief and loss as well as financial hardship are common after a wrongful death. Those who file wrongful death claims with the assistance of a St. Petersburg motorcycle accident attorney may be able to seek justice for the loss of a family member.
Motorcycle Crash Lawyers in St. Petersburg
Rebein Law’s main goal after a loved one has died in a fatal accident is to assist families in obtaining the maximum amount of compensation possible. Our track record demonstrates that we can help our clients achieve their goals. Even in the most difficult cases, our legal knowledge and tenacity have resulted in favorable outcomes for our clients. Thousands of clients have benefited from the help of our St. Petersburg auto accident lawyers in obtaining compensation following the death of a loved one. Cases involving wrongful death are among the most difficult to resolve. Having experienced legal counsel on your side can make all the difference.
If you have lost a loved one in an unexpected accident, call Attorney Paul Rebein at 813-305-7285 to speak with a St. Petersburg wrongful death lawyer about your case.
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