Tampa, FL – Driver Charged with DUI in Scooter Accident at FL-574 & Coconut Palm Dr

Last updated Friday, December 30th, 2022

Tampa, FL – Driver Charged with DUI in Scooter Accident at FL-574 & Coconut Palm Dr

Tampa, FL (April 1, 2022) – The rider of a motor scooter was critically injured after being hit by an alleged drunk driver in Tampa on Thursday morning, March 31. The crash was reported at the intersection of FL-574 and Coconut Palm Drive at around 3 a.m. 

A 35-year-old man from Brandon was riding a Wolf motor scooter on the highway when he was hit by a Toyota Camry. 31-year-old Devin Robert Oder from Tampa was driving the vehicle and reportedly driving fast. He abruptly hit the brakes before hitting the victim. 

The injured party was transported to Tampa General in critical condition. Oder refused a breath test and was taken to jail for charges related to driving under the influence. 

An ongoing investigation into the crash is underway. 

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and his family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.

DUI Accidents in Florida

Tampa, FL - Driver Charged with DUI in Scooter Accident at FL-574 & Coconut Palm DrAccording to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, one person is killed by a drunk driver every 52 minutes in the United States, for a total of about 28 deaths per day. Drunk drivers are estimated to cause 10,000 fatalities on America’s roads each year, according to government estimates. In 2016, a driver under the influence of alcohol was involved in nearly a quarter of all fatal accidents. After a fatal accident, surviving family members should speak with a Mulberry car accident lawyer about lost compensation.

A serious car accident can be devastating for you or a loved one, and recovering compensation can be difficult for those who are unfamiliar with the law. Many victims are unsure of what they should do next to protect their legal rights, making filing a personal injury claim difficult. A Tampa personal injury lawyer can assist injured victims and their families in recovering lost compensation following a car accident, which is often the most efficient way to maximize your recovery.

Scooter Accident Lawyers in Tampa

Rebein Law has a long history of providing dependable, results-oriented legal services to Florida residents, and we are dedicated to helping all of our clients reach a fair resolution. In Florida, personal injury law covers a wide range of accidents, each with its own set of rules and restrictions. The first step in ensuring that you have an attorney who understands how to handle the unique aspects of your case is to find the right lawyer to represent you. Serious accident victims are entitled to the full value of their claim, and the party responsible for their injuries must be held financially liable.

For a free consultation about your case and how our Tampa car accident lawyers can help you, call Attorney Paul Rebein at 813-305-7285 today.

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