St. Petersburg, FL (November 21, 2019) - A crash involving three vehicles was reported in St. Petersburg on Thursday, November 21st. The crash took place around 9:35 a.m. on I-275 near 54th Avenue.
According to reports from the Florida Highway Patrol, 58-year-old Diane A. Caraker was traveling northbound on I-275 when she collided with the rear-end of a 2002 Honda motorcycle driven by a 56-year-old man. The motorcycle was then propelled forward into a 2002 Nissan Rogue. The motorcyclist was seriously hurt in the crash, suffering life-threatening injuries. There is no word on whether the other two motorists were hurt. The northbound lanes remained closed while police worked at the scene.
The Florida Highway Patrol is still investigating the crash and charges are pending at this time.
Our thoughts go out to the injured victim in this crash in St. Petersburg.
Each year, about 400,000 reportable accidents will occur in our state. Rear-end collisions are among the most common types of crashes in our state. A driver who causes a rear-end collision will usually be at fault and responsible for any injuries suffered by other motorists or passengers as a result of the crash. If you or a loved one have been hurt in a Florida car accident, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries, including payment for your pain and suffering, lost wages, and medical bills.
It is important to speak with a Florida car accident lawyer regarding your legal rights if you or a loved one have been hurt in a crash in our state.
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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