Lake Placid, FL (January 6, 2020) – A motor vehicle accident on County Road 621 claimed one man’s life on Monday.
During the morning hours of January 5, a male motorcyclist was traveling along County Road 621 when his vehicle struck a hog in the roadway. The man was thrown off his motorcycle, causing him to land in the road.
While the victim was lying in the roadway following the crash, he was struck by a vehicle who then fled the scene. This is now considered hit-and-run incident.
The motorcyclist sustained fatal injuries and was declared deceased at the scene.
At this time, police are investigating.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the victim who lost his life in this accident.
Fatal Motorcycle Accidents in Florida
Statistics from 2016 show that approximately 600 motorcyclists lose their lives in automobile accidents throughout our state. Sadly, these victims account for roughly 25% of all traffic fatalities in our state. In many cases, victims lose their lives in accidents due to the negligent actions of others. When these accidents occur, surviving relatives to the victims should reach out to a wrongful death attorney in Florida to protect their legal rights.
Over the years, our attorneys at Catania & Catania have fought aggressively to ensure those harmed get the justice they deserve. We strive to help grieving families recover in the best way possible after a tragic and unexpected loss. Although we cannot help alleviate the mental and emotional consequences families endure in the aftermath of fatal collisions, we can help them recover the compensation necessary to alleviate the financial burdens they face for funeral services, lost wages, and more. Contact our personal injury attorneys in Florida at (813) 544-7096 to get help with your claim.
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Disclaimer: Our intent with these posts is to honor the victims of these accidents and inform the public about how to avoid these accidents and what to do in the event of one. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. The photos depicted in this post are not representative of the actual accident scenes.
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