Ocala, FL (June 6, 2019) - A motorcyclist was killed in a two-car crash on County Road 484 on Wednesday, June 5th. The crash took place around 10:00 p.m.
According to reports, 27-year-old Carlos Infantes was driving a 2018 Honda motorcycle eastbound on CR 484. At the same time, a Ford pickup truck was traveling westbound on the same road. Infantes attempted to make a left-hand turn onto Marion Oaks Manor when he collided with the Ford truck. Both the truck and the motorcycle burst into flames upon impact. Infantes was pulled from underneath the Ford by the driver and a male passenger. He was later pronounced dead at the scene.
County Road 484 was blocked in both directions following the crash. Infantes was wearing a helmet, according to investigators with the Florida Highway Patrol.
About 500 deaths are reported annually in Florida due to motorcycle crashes. In addition, thousands more will suffer injuries, many of them serious and debilitating. The results of motorcycle crashes are often catastrophic and life-altering. Even for survivors, it is common to struggle with the effects of a serious motorcycle crash for many years or even permanently.
During these difficult times, it is vital to ensure that you are receiving the best possible legal representation. At Rubenstein Law, our Florida motorcycle accident attorneys will work to assist you and obtain the maximum compensation that you can obtain under the circumstances. We are standing by, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to assist you. For a free consultation, please give us a call at 1-800 FL-Legal.
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