Sarasota, FL (January 10, 2020) - The Florida Highway Patrol responded to a fatal motorcycle crash in Sarasota on Thursday, January 9th. The crash took place at the intersection of Tuttle Avenue and Bee Ridge Road.
At this time, there is no word on the cause of the crash. The motorcyclist has not been identified and there is no information on whether anyone else was injured as a result of the collision. Portions of Bee Ridge Road near Tuttle Avenue were closed while rescue workers and police were on the scene.
No further details have been released at this time.
Our condolences go out to the family of the deceased victim in this tragic Sarasota motorcycle accident.
Florida experiences more than 10,000 motorcycle crashes, on average, each year. Over 8,000 injuries are reported in Florida motorcycle accidents. The rate of death and serious injury for motorcycle crash victims is alarmingly high. While many people enjoy riding motorcycles year-round across our state, motorcyclists must always be aware of the dangers and risks associated with a crash, especially crashes caused by other motorists who are engaged in negligent driving behaviors.
Rubenstein Law is dedicated to serving individuals & families injured by the negligence of others. We know first-hand the heartbreak that can be left behind after an accident. In our news blog, we write about cases of personal injury relevant to our line of work, and we report on news of judgments and appellate cases that affect the rights of personal injury claimants. We feel a responsibility to raise awareness of the injury and tragic loss of life occurring across our state every day.
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