Charlotte County, FL (April 12, 2019) - A 22-year-old Arcadia man suffered life-threatening injuries when his motorcycle was struck by a vehicle on Thursday, April 11th.
The Florida Highway Patrol reports that Justin Mason was traveling northbound on US-41 when a vehicle traveling southbound attempted to make a U-turn. The vehicle crossed directly into the path of Mason's motorcycle, causing a rear-end collision. Mason was critically hurt in the crash and was rushed by ambulance to Lee Memorial Hospital.
Troopers are looking into the crash at this time. No information was given on the vehicle or the driver involved. Anyone who has any details regarding this accident is asked to contact the Florida Highway Patrol or Crimestoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS.
Approximately 30 crashes are reported in Florida every hour. Many of these crashes will involve minor damage and will be no more than an inconvenience to drivers and passengers. Our thoughts go out to the Justin Mason and we hope that he is able to make a complete recovery from this crash.
However, some crashes will be more serious and involve injuries, sometimes severe or fatal. This is especially true when a motorcyclist is involved in the crash. When a serious crash occurs, it can turn your world upside down. From high medical bills to forced time off of work, a car accident can make a major negative impact on your life.
When you have been affected by a motorcycle accident, the Florida motorcycle accident attorneys at Rubenstein Law will stand by your side. We are here every step of the way to make sure you receive the compensation you deserve. For a free consultation, contact us any time at 1-800 FL-Legal.
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