St. Petersburg, FL (July 6, 2019) - A crash involving a car and a motorcycle left four people injured in St. Petersburg on Friday, July 5th. The crash took place around 8:30 p.m. at the intersection of 4th Street and 77th Avenue.
According to police, a motorcycle turned into the path of a Nissan Juke, causing the collision to occur. The motorcycle rider and his female passenger sustained serious and possibly life-threatening injuries in the collision. They were taken to a local hospital for treatment. Two occupants of the Juke were also transported in unknown condition. None of those involved in the crash have been identified by police.
There is no word at this time as to whether any charges are expected and officials are continuing to look into the crash.
Florida is a dangerous state for motorcyclists. Each year, there are about 5,000 reported injuries in Florida motorcycle accidents. Among all motorcycle crashes in our state, approximately 80% of the crashes will result in hospitalization. Common injuries suffered in motorcycle collisions include head trauma, broken bones, spinal cord injuries, and road rash. Motorcycle crashes can be complicated, requiring expert reconstruction of the scene in order to determine exactly how the wreck took place.
At Rubenstein Law, our Florida motorcycle accident attorneys are standing by to assist you. We will leave no stone unturned in fighting for your rights and assisting you in receiving valuable compensation during this difficult time. For your free consultation, give us a call at 1-800 FL-Legal.
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