Manatee County, FL (September 5, 2019) - A Bradenton man who was involved in a motorcycle crash on Sunday, September 1st has now died from his injuries. The crash originally occurred around 10:00 p.m. at the intersection of State Road 70 and First Street East.
Police say that Floyd David Lee Laycock, 26, was riding a Suzuki GSX-R in the left lane of SR 70. At the same time, a 23-year-old unidentified driver was driving a 2019 Hyundai Elantra that was stopped at a stop sign in the intersection. The Elantra driver turned into the roadway and failed to see Lacock's oncoming motorcycle, causing a crash between the two vehicles. Lacock was taken to the hospital where he passed away from his injuries on Tuesday, September 3rd.
The Elantra driver was cited for violating Lacock's right of way.
Our condolences go out to the family of Floyd Lacock in this tragic motorcycle crash in Manatee County. This year, over 500 deaths will be attributed to motorcycle crashes in our state. By proportion, motorcycle accidents represent the most dangerous and deadly crashes that we see in Florida. Many motorcycle accidents will occur when drivers fail to observe motorcycles on the road, thus causing a collision.
When you or a loved one have been injured in a motorcycle accident, you could have important legal rights. In the unfortunate case of a fatal crash, our Florida wrongful death attorneys at Rubenstein Law are available to take your Florida wrongful death claim and assist you with gaining the compensation you need. While we know that no amount of money will ever replace the loss of a family member, we are here to help in any way we can.
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