St. Petersburg, FL (November 22, 2019) - A crash took place between a car and a motorcycle in St. Petersburg on Wednesday, November 20th. The crash happened on Interstate 275 in the northbound lanes, near mile marker 17.
Authorities were called to the scene of the accident. Upon arrival, they discovered that a motorcycle and a vehicle were involved in a crash. There is no word on the cause of the crash at this time. The motorcyclist suffered serious injuries and was taken to a local hospital for treatment. The identity of the motorcyclist has not been released and police have not given any information on their condition. The northbound lanes of the roadway were affected by slow traffic following the accident.
An investigation is ongoing at this time.
Florida is home to many motorcycle riders. With a warm-weather climate, many motorcyclists like to ride year-round in our state. While motorcycle riding can be fun and enjoyable, it can also be dangerous and deadly. An estimated 80% of motorcycle crashes involve injuries, many of which are serious. Although there are certain precautions that motorcyclists can take, the risk of catastrophic injury is very real any time there is a motorcycle crash.
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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