Dade City, FL (January 21, 2020) – Pasco County officials responded to the scene of a fatal motorcycle accident at the Old Lakeland Highway and US-98 in Dade City on January 20th.
Police confirmed that the collision took place when a 27-year-old woman was struck by a vehicle while on a motorcycle.
The crash occurred around 5:56 p.m. when the woman was turning her Kawasaki Ninja onto Old Lakeland Highway and entered into the path of a 2003 Ford F-150 headed southbound. The Ford struck the left side of the motorcycle.
Police confirmed that the motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. The other driver received minor injuries but was not hospitalized.
Police continue to investigate the circumstances of the collision.
We would like to offer our condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Motorcycle Accidents in Florida
In 2016 alone, over 10,331 motorcycle accidents occurred in the state of Florida, leading to 515 rider fatalities and 30 passenger fatalities. Many of these accidents are preventable when drivers pay close attention to the roads but, unfortunately, they still occur every single day. If a loved one has lost their life in a motorcycle accident due to the negligence of another party, it is imperative that families speak with a skilled motorcycle accident attorney about their options moving forward.
At Catania & Catania, our accident attorneys understand how devastating the aftermath of a fatal accident can be on both emotional and financial levels. After the tragic loss of a loved one, we believe in holding at-fault parties accountable for your losses. We will help you obtain the justice and reimbursement you deserve in your time of need. Please contact our accident attorneys at (813) 544-7096 to find out what options are available for you at this time.
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