Clay Co, FL (July 10, 2021) – One biker was left in critical condition after two motorcycles crashed into one another on Friday, July 9th in Clay County.
Troopers from the Florida Highway Patrol reported that two men from Middleburg were riding motorcycles in the northbound lane of Carter Spence Road at about 10:30 a.m. when, for reasons still under investigation, both bikes jumped a curb into the grass shoulder and lost control, falling and throwing their riders.
One motorcyclist, a 25-year-old man, was taken to a local hospital in critical condition.
The other rider, a 26-year-old man, only sustained non-critical injuries. He was also taken to the hospital.
No additional information has been released.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Motorcycle Accidents in Clay County
A total of 10,331 motorcycle accidents in Florida occurred in 2016. These led to 515 rider fatalities, 30 passenger deaths, and 8,256 injuries. The state of Florida leads the nation in the number of motorcycle fatalities and injuries that occur there yearly, according to the statistics provided by the US Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
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Being injured in a traffic accident caused by another person’s negligence entitles you to the option to collect financial compensation for the injuries and losses that may have resulted from the incident. A personal injury attorney in Florida will help you better understand your existing legal rights and exercise them to collect full and fair compensation to cover things like medical bills, mental health bills, funeral costs when applicable, and more.
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