Miami Beach, FL (August 15, 2019) - A motorcyclist is dead after colliding with a trolley in Miami Beach. The crash occurred around 11:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 13th, at the intersection of 65th Street and Indian Creek Drive.
Police responded to the crash scene to investigate. According to Miami Beach Officer Ernesto Rodriguez, the motorcycle appeared to be traveling northbound when it crashed into the trolley that was traveling southbound. Police believe that the trolley was attempting to make a left-hand turn at the time of the accident. The motorcyclist was rushed to the trauma center at Jackson Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. His identity has not been released, pending next-of-kin notification.
Officials have not released any further details.
We are saddened to hear of this tragic crash in Miami Beach and we extend our sympathies to the family of the victim that was killed.
About 250,000 injury accidents will take place in Florida this year. Some of these accidents will involve relatively minor injuries. Others, however, will result in life-altering and catastrophic injuries and even death. A Florida motorcycle accident can cause victims to need long-term medical care, sustain lost wages, pain and suffering, the inability to work, and more. It is common to experience emotional stress and difficulty as you struggle to recover following a serious accident.
At Rubenstein Law, our Florida car accident attorneys understand what you are going through. We will fight for your right to receive full compensation when your life has been changed by the actions of a negligent driver. We are here for you 24 hours a day, seven days a week. For a free consultation, give us a call at any time, at 1-800 FL-Legal.
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