Jacksonville, FL (April 14, 2021) - A man from Jacksonville is dead following a motorcycle crash on Wednesday in Jacksonville. The crash took place just after 6:00 a.m. on I-95 near Atlantic Boulevard.
According to police, a car and a motorcycle were traveling northbound on I-95 when the car tried to make a lane change. As the car changed lanes, it drove into the path of the motorcycle and the two vehicles collided with one another. The driver of the motorcycle was taken to UF Hospital where he died from his injuries. The man was identified as a 59-year-old from Jacksonville. There is no word on whether any other injuries were sustained.
An investigation into the accident is ongoing. There is no further information available.
Florida experiences more than 10,000 motorcycle crashes each year and approximately 500 fatalities. The rate of death and injuries in motorcycle crashes is much greater than cars and other larger vehicles. Motorcycle riders face the dangers of the initial collision and also the risk of being thrown from their motorcycle following impact. Deadly injuries can happen during any part of a motorcycle crash and riders should always use caution to protect themselves from the risks of these accidents.
Our condolences go out to the family who lost their loved one in this tragic motorcycle crash in Jacksonville.
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