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Sarasota, FL - Fatal Hit-and-Run Crash on Fruitville Road

Sarasota, FL (April 5, 2023) - Police in Sarasota were called to investigate a fatal hit-and-run accident on Tuesday, April 4th. The accident took place on Fruitville Road near Interstate 75.

Police say that a motorcyclist was traveling on Fruitville Road when the bike collided with an SUV. The driver of the SUV then fled the area. The car was found abandoned in the woods a short distance from the crash site. The motorcyclist was rushed to a hospital but later succumbed to their injuries. No other injuries were reported.

The accident remains under investigation. No additional details have been released at this time.

Motorcycle accidents occur daily in Florida. In some cases, there is little that can be done to avoid a crash due to the actions of careless drivers. Motorcycle accidents often leave victims suffering from serious or even fatal injuries, with more than 80% of motorcyclists injured in these types of collisions.

We would like to offer our condolences to the victim's family following this fatal hit-and-run motorcycle accident in Sarasota.

Rubenstein Law is dedicated to serving individuals & families injured by the negligence of others. We know first-hand the heartbreak that can be left behind after an accident. In our news blog, we write about cases of personal injury relevant to our line of work, and we report on news of judgments and appellate cases that affect the rights of personal injury claimants. We feel a responsibility to raise awareness of the injury and tragic loss of life occurring across our state every day.

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