Wesley Chapel, FL – David Julian Weaver Charged in Motorcycle Hit-&-Run on Bruce B Downs Blvd
Last updated Wednesday, December 21st, 2022
Wesley Chapel, Fl (December 15, 2022) – A man has been arrested in connection with a hit-and-run accident that happened in Wesley Chapel on Tuesday, December 6.
The incident was initially reported on Bruce B. Downs Boulevard near Vanguard Street. It was later revealed that 80-year-old David Julian Weaver was driving north on Bruce B. Downs when he made a left turn under a flashing arrow. Weaver reportedly hit a motorcyclist, and the rider was ejected from the bike.
Weaver fled the scene. The motorcyclist was hospitalized in critical condition and is reportedly still suffering from injuries related to the crash. Weaver was charged with leaving the scene of a crash with a serious injury.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident is in progress.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Motorcycle Accidents in Florida
In terms of overall motorcycle accidents, Florida ranks fourth nationally. A total of 590 people passed away in motorcycle crashes in the state in 2017. This is up from the 515 fatal motorbike accidents that happened in 2016. Motorcycle riders made up the majority of those killed, while 30 of these fatalities were motorcycle passengers.
Accidents involving motorcycles can have incredibly severe repercussions, and individuals who are injured as a result may suffer from a wide variety of injuries. If you or a member of your family has been injured in a motorcycle accident, it is your responsibility to ensure that your legal rights are protected by taking the proper actions as soon as possible. You may want the assistance of an attorney to help you get back on track toward a full recovery.
A motorcycle is a versatile mode of transportation that is both entertaining and practical for Florida residents. In the case of an accident, however, motorcyclists are placed in a situation that is more precarious than drivers of other types of vehicles. Due to the fact that they are less protected, motorcyclists are now the ones who are killed in accidents at a higher rate on the state’s roadways.
Our team of Wesley Chapel motorcycle crash attorneys will fight tenaciously to defend your legal rights in the case of a serious motorcycle accident. In general, insurance companies prefer a quick conclusion to disputes so they are not held liable for further losses. When accident victims are most at risk, the insurance company and the attorneys representing the party at fault can mistreat them.
If you or a loved one has suffered injuries in a motorcycle accident, contact Attorney Paul Rebein at 813-305-7285 to discuss your legal options.
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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.
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