Sarasota, FL (April 30, 2021) – A motorcyclist suffered fatal injuries after being involved in a two-vehicle crash in the Sarasota area on Sunday, April 25.
The incident was reported late that night at around 8 p.m. Reports from the Sarasota Police Department indicated that the deadly crash occurred at the intersection of Goldenrod Street and S. Tamiami Trail. Local sources revealed that the rider was traveling northbound on S. Tamiami Trail while another vehicle was traveling south on the roadway.
It was at this time that the southbound vehicle attempted to make a turn onto Goldenrod Street, entering the path of the motorcyclist. The rider struck the pickup truck and was pronounced dead at the scene by responding paramedics. The identity of the deceased victim has not been disclosed.
Law enforcement officials are managing the ongoing investigation into the deadly motorcycle crash.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Fatal Motorcycle Accidents in Tampa Florida
Riding a motorcycle is a feeling like no other, and many Tampa residents enjoy hitting the road on their bikes. However, it is an unfortunate reality that motorcyclists have a higher chance of suffering life-threatening injuries in the event of a collision. In fact, statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration indicate that riders are nearly 27 times more likely to be killed in a crash.
The pain, grief, and emotional trauma associated with the death of a family member can be overwhelming, especially if the accident was caused by a negligent or reckless driver. Families involved in Florida wrongful death cases often suffer from serious financial losses, both immediately and in the future, that require the help of a qualified wrongful death attorney. Some of these losses include the deceased’s medical care, burial costs, and lost future earnings. Family members who have lost a loved one often do not know what to do in order to recover the compensation they deserve.
An experienced Florida wrongful death attorney can explain your rights and help you through the process of filing a Tampa wrongful death lawsuit to pursue the compensation that you deserve after the loss of a loved one. The legal team at Catania and Catania is here to fight for your legal rights and make sure you get justice for your lost loved one while ensuring that the responsible party is held accountable. If you have lost a loved one in a deadly Tampa motorcycle accident, contact us today at (813) 544-7096 to discuss your case with an attorney who cares.
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