St. Petersburg, FL (August 28, 2020) - Officials were called to the scene of a deadly motorcycle accident in St. Petersburg on Friday, August 28th. The crash happened around 4:30 p.m. on 14th Street North near 16th Street North.
Police and rescue crews rushed to the scene following reports of the accident. When authorities arrived, they found the motorcyclist suffering from critical injuries. The motorcyclist, who has not been identified, was later pronounced dead by authorities. At this time, there is no information on the cause of the accident or the identity of the deceased victim.
An investigation is ongoing. There is no further information available.
Motorcyclists are at great risk of being seriously hurt or killed in a crash. Many drivers fail to pay attention to motorcycles on the roadway and even one second of inattention or distraction can result in a serious accident. A Florida motorcycle accident can lead to expensive medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and even death in the most severe scenarios.
Our condolences go out to the family of the deceased victim.
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