Freeport, FL (July 19, 2018) – In Freeport, a deadly motorcycle accident took place that involved a pickup truck on Wednesday afternoon. One person lost their life in the accident.
Police say that the accident took place close to 12:58 p.m. on State Road 20. The Florida Highway Patrol was called to the scene of the accident to investigate. 50-year-old David Lowitz of Niceville was driving his electric motorcycle at the time with 25-year-old Christian Senn heading in the same direction with his pickup truck. Senn was preparing to turn left.
Lowitz started passing two vehicles and never saw Senn turning. The motorcycle struck the driver’s side of Senn’s truck.
When paramedics arrived at the scene, they started performing CPR on Lowitz all the way to the hospital. However, he died due to his severe injuries. Senn was not injured in the accident.
In 2015, more than 5,000 people died in motorcycle-related accidents. According to statistics, a large 14% of all motor vehicle crashes involve motorcyclists who will lose their lives in an accident. If you have lost somebody close to you in one of these accidents, our condolences are with you during this time.
The moments and weeks following an accident can be a stressful time, especially for somebody who has lost a loved one. We understand the consequences of these accidents and want to stand by your side. Call us at Rubenstein Law for more information at 1-800-FL-LEGAL.
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