Dunedin, FL (September 27, 2019) - A Dunedin motorcyclist sustained serious injuries in a crash with a vehicle on State Road 587. According to the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office, the crash took place around 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 26th.
55-year-old Joseph Camerieri was riding a 1980 Honda C70 eastbound in the center lanes of the roadway. At the same time, a 2019 Honda Accord was waiting in a westbound lane to make a left-hand turn. The driver of the Accord began her turn but failed to see Camerieri's oncoming motorcycle. The two vehicles collided with one another. Camerieri suffered serious, but non-life-threatening injuries and was taken to a local hospital for treatment. The Accord driver was not hurt.
Police are still investigating the crash. At this time, neither speed nor impairment appears to have played a role. No further information is available.
Florida is a dangerous state for motorcyclists. Each year, there are about 5,000 reported injuries in Florida motorcycle accidents. Among all motorcycle crashes in our state, approximately 80% of the crashes will result in hospitalization. Common injuries suffered in motorcycle collisions include head trauma, broken bones, spinal cord injuries, and road rash. Motorcycle crashes can be complicated, requiring expert reconstruction of the scene in order to determine exactly how the wreck took place.
At Rubenstein Law, our Florida motorcycle accident attorneys are standing by to assist you. We will leave no stone unturned in fighting for your rights and assisting you in receiving valuable compensation during this difficult time. For your free consultation, give us a call at 1-800 FL-Legal.
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