Citrus County, FL (April 5, 2021) - A 54-year-old man died in a motorcycle crash in Citrus County on Sunday night. The collision took place around 9:40 p.m. on Independence Parkway near the intersection with Florida Avenue.
The Florida Highway Patrol responded to the crash scene. According to troopers, a motorcyclist and an SUV were involved in the collision. The SUV was driven by a 32-year-old woman from Inverness. The motorcycle driver died at the crash scene. The SUV driver was not injured in the collision. The deceased victim has not been identified at this time.
No additional information has been released.
A Florida motorcycle accident is a very dangerous and potentially deadly event. While motorcycles account for less than 5% of all registered motor vehicles in our state, fatal motorcycle crashes make up about 15% of all reported traffic fatalities. In addition, approximately 80% of all motorcycle crashes in our state at least result in injuries to the motorcyclist.
We would like to extend our condolences to the family of the deceased victim of this motorcycle crash in Citrus County.
Rubenstein Law is dedicated to serving individuals and 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 or personal injury that are 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 for the tragic loss of life occurring across our state every day.
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