Tallahassee, FL (August 9, 2018) – In Tallahassee, an accident caused the death of a motorcycle driver when he collided with another vehicle. The accident took place at Lake Bradford Road and McCaskill Avenue around 9:40 p.m. on Wednesday.
The driver of the motorcycle has been identified as 28-year-old Joseph Kindall Johnson III. The driver of the other vehicle was identified as 41-year-old Christie Michelle Whitaker-Manuel.
Following the accident, Johnson was transported to the hospital where he later died due to his severe injuries.
At this time, the Tallahassee Police Department is investigating to determine to why the motorcycle rider lost control of his vehicle. They are asking for any witnesses who might have seen the accident to come forward.
Motorcyclists account for about 20% of people who will lose their lives in vehicle fatalities across Florida. In 2015, 606 people lost their lives in these horrific accidents and many more were injured and sent to the hospital. If you have lost a loved one in a severe motorcycle accident, you have options, and we extend our sincere condolences.
We understand that many motorcycle accidents can have tragic and immediate consequences. The days to months following an accident can be an unforgettable, stressful time in your life. Let us put our skills and experience to work for you at Rubenstein Law.
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