Tampa, FL – Man Riding Scooter Killed in Crash at US-301 at Selmon Expy

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Tampa, FL – Man Riding Scooter Killed in Crash at US-301 at Selmon Expy

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Tampa, FL (August 24, 2022) – A  man was killed after being hit by a car while riding an electric scooter in Tampa on Wednesday, August 24. 

The fatal crash was reported at the intersection of US-301 and Selmon Expressway at around 6 a.m. Local reports revealed that a Nissan Altima was headed northbound when the driver made a left turn into the path of a scooter. The driver hit the man on the scooter. 

The 39-year-old Tampa man riding the scooter was ejected. He suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. 

No other injuries were reported. 

An ongoing investigation into the cause of the fatal accident is underway. 

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Fatal Scooter Accidents in Florida

Tampa, FL - Man Riding Scooter Killed in Crash at US-301 at Selmon ExpyDue to e-scooters’ increasing popularity in the US, their number of accidents has increased significantly in recent years. Over 50,000 trips to the emergency room were caused by e-scooter accidents between 2017 and 2019, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. 27 people died as a consequence of these incidents, indicating a significant increase in injuries and fatalities.

You may be eligible for financial compensation through a wrongful death action if you lost a loved one in an accident that was someone else’s fault. Grieving the loss of a loved one is never simple, and it could become even more difficult if the death was brought on by events that might have been avoided totally. This circumstance is unjust and distressing since you know that your relative was killed by someone else, who could have been able to stop it.

If a family member passes away as a consequence of injuries they had in a car accident, a Tampa scooter accident lawyer can assist you with every aspect of your case or claim. It’s essential to work with a wrongful death attorney with experience. People who have lost a loved one in a tragic vehicle accident have long received support from the lawyers at Rebein Law. Call Attorney Paul Rebein at 813-305-7285 to discuss how we might be able to help you.

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