Tampa, FL (November 3, 2018) - A motorcyclist suffered fatal injuries in a crash on MLK Boulevard in Tampa on Saturday, November 3rd.
The crash, which involved a motorcycle and another vehicle, took place just before 12:00 pm. The accident occurred near Nebraska Avenue. Police have not released any details on how the crash occurred. The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene by emergency responders. Neither the motorcyclist nor the driver of the car has been identified. It is unknown whether any charges will be filed in the crash.
The roadway was closed down while police worked at the crash scene but later reopened around 12:30 pm.
Approximately 1 in every 5 traffic fatalities in Florida occurs on a motorcycle. Many people ride motorcycles for fun or as a hobby but the fact remains that a motorcycle is a very dangerous mode of transportation. Accidents involving motorcycles tend to feature severe and catastrophic injuries. In this case, our thoughts are with the family and loved ones of the deceased motorcyclist.
It remains to be seen exactly how this crash occurred and who was at fault. If you or a loved one have been injured in a motorcycle crash that was not your fault, the Florida motorcycle accident attorneys at Rubenstein Law are here for you. We will stand by your side every step of the way as we protect your right to receive compensation from a negligent third party.
We offer free consultations to all Florida accident victims. To speak with us today, give us a call at 1-800 FL-Legal.
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