Largo, FL (January 4, 2020) - A motorcyclist lost their life in a crash that took place in Largo on Thursday, January 2nd. The crash was reported around 6:00 p.m. at the intersection of Belcher Road and 142nd Avenue North.
According to reports, the motorcyclist was approaching the intersection at the same time as another vehicle. The vehicle attempted to make a turn and collided with the motorcycle. Rescue workers arrived at the scene and found the motorcyclist with critical injuries. He was later pronounced dead as a result of the injuries sustained. There is no word on whether anyone else was hurt and authorities have not released the identities of those involved in the crash.
No further details are available at this time.
Our condolences are with the family of the deceased victim.
In 2016, Florida experienced more than 10,000 motorcycle accidents. Of this number, nearly 600 motorcyclists were killed as a result of the crash. Thousands more suffered injuries ranging from minor to severe. The consequences of a Florida motorcycle accident can be extreme. In many instances, these crashes are caused by a driver who engages in some sort of negligence leading up to the crash.
Rubenstein Law is dedicated to serving individuals & 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 of personal injury 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 to raise awareness of the injury and tragic loss of life occurring across our state every day.
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