Riverview, FL (September 9, 2021) - A man from Riverview was killed in a motorcycle accident that took place on Wednesday, September 8th. The accident occurred around 11:15 p.m. on U.S. Highway 19 just south of Beckett Way.
According to the Tarpon Springs Police Department, a group of motorcyclists were on U.S. 19 when two of them were involved in an accident. One of the motorcyclists suffered severe injuries and a second died at the scene. The deceased motorcyclist was identified as 28-year-old Carlos Candelario. A second motorcyclist was airlifted to Bayonet Point Medical Center for treatment of serious injuries. The cause of the collision has not been released.
An investigation into the accident is ongoing. No further details are available.
A Riverview motorcycle accident can be especially dangerous for victims. A motorcycle provides comparatively little protection in comparison to cars and other motor vehicles. This lack of protection often leads to serious crashes and major injuries or death. Each year, motorcycle accident deaths account for about 15% of all reported fatal traffic accidents in Florida.
We would like to offer our thoughts and condolences to the family of the deceased motorcyclist following this deadly motorcycle accident in Riverview. We hope that the injured victim is able to make a complete and speedy recovery.
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