Palm City, FL (November 24, 2021) – A collision between a motorcycle and a pick-up truck that took place on Monday, November 22nd on Martin Highway in the area of SW 66th Avenue resulted in the death of a 22-year-old motorcyclist from Fort Pierce.
According to sources, the motorcyclist was riding eastbound on Martin Highway at about 6:00 a.m. behind a pick-up truck driven by a 65-year-old man from Stuart, when the truck driver decided to make a U-turn at the corner of SW 66th Avenue, causing the two vehicles to collide.
The rider died at the scene. He was wearing his helmet when the accident occurred.
The truck driver sustained minor injuries.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Fatal Motorcycle Accidents in Florida
A total of 10,331 motorcycle accidents occurred in Florida 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.
You could be dealing with a multitude of different issues after your involvement in an injurious car crash in Florida. Debilitating pain could result from being injured in an incident of this magnitude, as well as mental stress and anguish depending on the circumstances and severity of the wreck.
Palm City Motorcycle Crash Lawyers
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 motorcycle accident attorney in Palm City 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.
Contact a Florida car accident attorney today in order to get started on your own personal injury claim if you are under the impression that your injuries were the result of another person’s carelessness while on the road. The skilled and experienced Florida personal injury lawyers at Piedra|London, P.A. 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.
Contact a personal injury lawyer in Florida 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.
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