Osceola, FL (March 31, 2019) - A motorcyclist died in a crash on Saturday, March 30th. The accident happened around 9:40 p.m. on Shady Lane.
According to police, 28-year-old Marty Salas was driving her vehicle southbound when she attempted to make a left turn into an apartment complex when a motorcycle slammed into the side of her Jeep. The motorcyclist, who was wearing a helmet, died from their injuries. Police have not identified the deceased victim.
Alcohol was not a factor in the crash. Charges are pending against Salas.
Our condolences go out to the family of the victim in this fatal motorcycle crash. Each day, approximately eight fatal crashes are reported in Florida. Motorcycle crashes, unfortunately, often produce devastating results, including fatalities for motorcycle riders and passengers.
Failing to yield is a common cause of deadly motorcycle accidents in our state and is a form of negligent driving behavior that leads to liability. In cases where death occurs as a result of negligence, the deceased's family may bring a wrongful death claim against the person responsible for the death.
If you or a loved one have been affected by negligence in a traffic incident, our Florida personal injury attorneys at Rubenstein Law are here to assist you. Our phones are answered 24/7. For your free consultation, please contact us at 1-800 FL-Legal.
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