Hillsborough County, FL (December 7, 2018) - A Tampa man was killed in a motorcycle crash on Interstate 4 on Wednesday, December 5th.
Police say that 56-year-old Eugene Duignan was riding his motorcycle in the westbound lanes of I-4 around 7:20 pm when he attempted to pass a truck in the outside lane. As he tried to make the pass, he collided with a utility trailer that was being towed by the truck. Dunigan suffered critical injuries and died at the scene of the crash. There is no word on whether the driver of the truck was hurt.
No additional information is available at this time.
Motorcycle crashes account for about 14% of all traffic-related deaths. The lack of protection provided by motorcycles typically means that more serious injuries take place in a motorcycle crash. Some injuries that are commonly seen in Florida motorcycle accidents include:
- Road Rash
- Broken Bones
- Soft Tissue Injuries
- Spinal Cord Injuries
- Traumatic Brain Injuries
When you have been injured in a motorcycle accident, you deserve the best possible representation. At Rubenstein Law, our Florida motorcycle accident attorneys handle all types of motorcycle crashes, from minor to catastrophic.
If we can be of assistance to you, please do not hesitate to call us any time. The call is free and we are available 24/7 to help you. 1-800 FL-Legal.
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