Brandon, FL (July 13, 2019) - At least one person is dead after a motorcycle crash on Interstate 75 in Brandon. The accident took place on Friday, July 12th around 5:21 p.m.
The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office along with the Florida Highway Patrol responded to the crash scene. Upon arrival, troopers located a Suzuki motorcycle lying in the grass on the shoulder of the highway. The motorcycle rider was pronounced dead at the scene. The victim has not been identified at this time. Officials are still investigating and believe that a car may have also been involved in the crash.
There are no additional details available at this time.
Our condolences go out to the family who lost their loved one in this tragic motorcycle crash in Brandon.
Riding a motorcycle is the most dangerous and deadly means of transportation in Florida. Annually, around 500 motorcyclists are killed in crashes on our roadways and approximately 8,000 more will suffer injuries. Even if a motorcycle accident is not fatal, the injuries are often devastating and can lead to long-term medical care.
Many motorcyclists are injured or killed in crashes which are not their fault. At Rubenstein Law, our Florida motorcycle accident lawyers will stand up for you when you or a loved one has been the victim of negligence. For a free consultation and case evaluation, give us a call at 1-800 FL-Legal.
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