Miami, FL (November 8, 2021) – On Sunday, November 7, a motorcyclist was hit by a vehicle on a roadway in Miami. The time of day during which the incident occurred has not currently been reported.
Sources say that the wreck happened near Northeast Biscayne Boulevard and 16th Street. Police are still investigating the circumstances surrounding the collision.
Reports state that a vehicle collided with a motorcyclist, causing the cyclist to become seriously injured. Paramedics transported the victim from the scene to a local medical center with head injuries.
The driver fled the scene of the crash after it occurred without stopping to render aid or wait for the police. Authorities in Miami continue to investigate.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim in hopes of a full recovery.
Florida Motorcycle Accidents
Florida sees more motorcycle accidents than nearly any other state in the nation. The number of fatalities and injuries that result from these wrecks is extremely alarming. On average, more than 10,000 motorcycle collisions happen yearly in the Sunshine State, causing more than 8,200 injuries. According to statistics provided by the US Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, more than 500 people lost their lives in motorcycle accidents in Florida in 2016.
Fatal motorcycle accidents throughout the United States increased from a low of just over 2,100 deaths a year to over 4,500 from 1997 to 2015, reaching an all-time high of well over 5,000 in 2007. The yearly national average now ranges between 4,300 to 4,800. According to these annual amounts, the number of motorcycle deaths in the United States has more than doubled during this time frame.
You could be dealing with a multitude of different issues after your involvement in an injurious traffic crash in Florida. Especially if you were on a motorcycle, debilitating pain could result from being injured in an incident of this nature. Mental stress and anguish may also result from a serious car accident depending on the circumstances and severity of the wreck. Motorcycle accidents are usually more severe due to the fact that riders are virtually unprotected against the force of other, larger vehicles they may come into contact with during a collision.
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 be able to help you better understand your existing legal rights as well as exercise them in order to collect full and fair compensation in order to cover things like medical bills, mental health bills, funeral costs when applicable, and more.
Motorcycle Accident Attorneys in Miami
Contact a Florida motorcycle accident lawyer today in order to get started on your own personal injury claim if you are under the impression that you or someone you love sustained injuries that were the result of another person’s carelessness. The skilled and experienced Florida personal injury lawyers at Piedra Law Injury Attorneys have been successfully preserving and protecting the rights of those injured in Florida traffic accidents for decades and are passionate about providing our clients with the most significant compensation possible.
We want your recovery from your recent traffic accident to be as painless as possible, in more aspects than just the physical. We strive to assist you financially, mentally, and in any other way, you may require after being injured by another person’s negligence.
Call our law firm today at 855-881-HURT (4878) for more information on how you can successfully move forward from the injuries and losses you may have incurred in a recent traffic collision caused by carelessness.
Note: This post was created with the use of secondary sources including local and state news reports, police traffic accident reports, various social media platforms, and eyewitness accounts about accidents that take place in Florida. We do not independently verify all information, therefore, if you find anything that is not correct in our post, please notify our firm so that we can correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available. We will also remove a post upon request.
Disclaimer: This post is not intended to be a solicitation for business. This information is not intended to be medical or legal advice. If you are injured in an accident, seek medical attention as soon as possible. The picture used in this post is not representative of the actual accident scene.