Tampa, FL (March 6, 2022) – A two-vehicle crash in Tampa on Friday night, March 4, resulted in the death of a motorcyclist. The fatal accident occurred at around 7:40 p.m. at the intersection of FL-400 and Orient Road.
A 61-year-old Michigan man was driving a van in the east outside lane when he changed lanes. The van entered the path of a 34-year-old motorcyclist from Tampa. The rider swerved to avoid the collision but crashed into the back of the van.
The injured motorcyclist was transported to a local hospital where he was later pronounced dead. No other injuries were reported.
An ongoing investigation into the deadly crash is underway.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Deadly Motorcycle Accidents in Florida
Motorists frequently fail to notice motorcycles, resulting in fatal collisions. According to the most recent data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, approximately 80% of motorcycle accidents result in death or injury. Not only that, but motorcycle riders are 27 times more likely than car passengers to die in a crash. In 2016, 600 motorcycle deaths occurred in Florida, with 409 of them involving another vehicle.
When you lose someone close to you, your life will change in unexpected ways. Your emotional and financial well-being may suffer as a result of the losses. It’s natural to feel overwhelmed by new challenges after the death of a family member. Many families are unsure of what to do next in order to receive the compensation they are entitled to. The situation can become unbearable when a loss occurs as a result of another’s negligence, neglect, or wrongful act. The costs of recovery can be crippling for those who have already suffered a devastating loss. The last thing you want to feel after losing a family member in a tragic accident is alone. Many people who have been affected by wrongful death are unsure whether they need the help of an experienced Tampa personal injury lawyer.
Motorcycle Crash Lawyers in Tampa
After you lose a loved one in a fatal car accident, you need a Tampa wrongful death lawyer who can assist you with every aspect of your case or claim. This necessitates retaining the services of an experienced wrongful death lawyer. Rebein Law has a history of helping people in Tampa who have lost a loved one in a fatal car accident. We know how to successfully pursue a wrongful death claim because of our years of experience. Our Tampa motorcycle accident lawyers want to help you hold the responsible party accountable for their actions and get the compensation you deserve.
Call attorney Paul Rebein at 813-305-7285 to learn more about how we can help you.
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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.