Zephyrhills, FL (August 13, 2019) - A Zephyrhills man was killed when his motorcycle was involved in a crash with another vehicle on US-301. The incident took place on Sunday, August 11th around 6:20 p.m.
According to police, 24-year-old Nathaniel Eli Hansen was riding a 2018 Honda motorcycle southbound on the highway when a 2010 Chevrolet pickup truck turned into its path. The pickup truck was traveling eastbound on Bailey Hill Road when the crash took place. The motorcycle struck a utility trailer being towed by the truck and Hansen was thrown from the bike following impact. He was then rushed to Tampa General Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The driver of the truck has not been identified at this time.
The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating the crash and charges are pending at this time.
Our condolences go out to the family of Nathaniel Eli Hansen.
Unfortunately, deaths from motorcycle crashes are common across our state. Over 14% of all traffic fatalities take place in motorcycles. This is despite the fact that just 3% of all registered vehicles are motorcycles.
When you or a loved one have been injured in a motorcycle crash, a Florida motorcycle accident attorney can help. At Rubenstein Law, our attorneys have assisted those injured in motorcycle accidents since 1988. We have recovered over a billion dollars on behalf of our clients.
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