Bradenton, FL (June 20, 2019) - A motorcyclist is dead following a crash with a vehicle in Bradenton on Wednesday, June 19th.
The Bradenton Police Department was called Manatee Avenue West, near 47th Street West, around 12:45 p.m. in response to the collision. An investigation at the crash scene revealed that a female motorcyclist was traveling westbound when her bike collided with a vehicle. The collision caused the motorcyclist to sustain serious injuries and she was later pronounced dead as a result of the injuries. Her name has not been released at this time. Police have also not released the name of the driver, nor have they given any details on how the crash took place.
All lanes of Manatee Avenue were closed until approximately 2:30 p.m. as an investigation into the crash was ongoing. No further details have been made available at this time.
Motorcycle crashes account for about 18% of all traffic-related deaths. The lack of protection provided by motorcycles typically means that more serious injuries take place in a motorcycle crash. Some injuries that are commonly seen in Florida motorcycle accidents include road rash, broken bones, soft tissue injuries, spinal cord injuries, and traumatic brain injuries.
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