Sarasota, FL (December 12, 2019) – On Wednesday night, December 11, a fatal motorcycle crash took place on FL-93 in Sarasota that took the life of one individual.
The Florida Highway Patrol responded to the scene of the collision where they found that a semi-truck was involved in a crash with several motorcycles. At the time, the motorcyclists were headed south on FL-93 on the Fruitville Road overpass. They were all in the outside lane of traffic.
A semi-truck was also headed south approaching the overpass in the center lane.
A 56-year-old motorcyclist lost control of his motorcycle causing him to be ejected from the bike. His motorcycle collided with the semi-truck and was run over by the massive vehicle.
Three other motorcyclists who were riding nearby also lost control. They were identified as a 55-year-old, 40-year-old, and 51-year-old. The three riders remain in the hospital at this time.
The 56-year-old motorcyclist passed away at the scene of the accident.
The Florida Highway Patrol continues to investigate the accident.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Motorcycle Accidents in Florida
Florida experienced approximately 10,331 motorcycle accidents in Florida in 2016. About 8,200 of these led to injuries and hundreds led to fatalities. Motorcycle accidents are some of the most severe accidents due to the fact that motorcyclists are some of the most vulnerable victims in our roadways. Because of this, they are most likely to sustain some of the most catastrophic traumatic injuries. It is important that victims speak with a motorcycle accident attorney immediately following their accident.
Our attorneys at Catania & Catania have fought for the rights of victims in their time of need. We provide aggressive legal representation to a wide array of victims. We will help surviving family members receive damages for aspects like lost wages, medical bills, funeral costs, and more. We will stand by your side every step of the way. Please contact our law firm in Florida for the help you deserve at (813) 544-7096.
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