Articles Posted in Motorcycle Accidents

BROOKSVILLE, FL – A multi-vehicle accident in Hernando County last week left a motorcyclist dead, reports The Hernando Sun.

The incident occurred Thursday in the area of U.S. 98 and Mondon Hill Road at about 5:24 p.m. The Florida Highway Patrol said the driver of a pickup truck that was headed west on U.S. 98 failed to stop at a red light while approaching the intersection.

The pickup entered the path of a motorcycle, causing the vehicles to collide. The motorcycle was then redirected and crashed into a sedan that was stopped in the eastbound inside lane of U.S. 98.

GAINESVILLE, FL – A motorcyclist was killed and another person as hospitalized following a collision in Gainesville on Thursday afternoon.

According to a report by the Alachua Chronicle, the crash happened when the motorcyclist ran the red light at NW 39th Avenue and NW 24th Boulevard at a high rate of speed, and collided with a sedan.

The motorcyclist, whose identity is unclear at this time, suffered fatal injuries in the wreck.

GAINESVILLE, FL – A motorcyclist was killed in a collision with a vehicle near Springtree Park in Gainesville Wednesday afternoon.

According to the Gainesville Sun, the motorcyclist collided with a vehicle near the intersection of 39th Avenue and Northwest 24th Boulevard.

The unidentified motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene. The other driver involves sustained minor injuries.

SPRING HILL, FL – A motorcyclist was killed in a two-vehicle collision east of Spring Hill on Friday morning, the Tampa Free Press reports.

Troopers with the Florida Highway Patrol say the motorcyclist was heading south on Anderson Snow Road when he turned left at Corporate Boulevard and crashed into a northbound Jeep Wrangler.

The motorcyclist, an unidentified Spring Hill man, was taken to a nearby hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries a short time later.

MARION COUNTY, FL – A man died after he was struck by a driver in a pickup while riding a mini-bike in Marion County Monday morning.

According to the Ocala StarBanner, the crash happened near Northeast 42nd Street and Northeast 16th Avenue around 6:40 a.m. A driver in a pickup was headed westbound when he collided with the eastbound mini-bike and fled the scene.

34-year-old Justin McCullough of Ocala was arrested for leaving the scene of a crash involving a fatality.

SUMTER COUNTY, FL – A motorcyclist and two other people suffered critical injuries after a serious multi-vehicle crash in Sumter County Friday morning reports the Villages News. 

The incident happened around 6 a.m. as a 49-year-old Sumterville man was riding a Harley Davidson south on US-301 toward East Belt Avenue. A 50-year-old woman from Bushnell driving a Chevrolet Colorado was traveling in the opposite direction when she made a left turn in the path of the Harley.

The man was ejected from the motorcycle and was not wearing a helmet. The woman left her pickup to help the man in the roadway but was hit by a driver in a GMC Envoy. A 62-year-old Summerfield man was driving the GMC which also struck the motorcycle.

CITRUS COUNTY, FL – A Spring hill man was killed after a crash on his motorcycle in Citrus County Tuesday night.

According to The Free Press, the man was operating a motorcycle on US-19 southbound north of Cardinal Street when he slowed or stopped in the roadway.

A 68-year-old Homosassa woman rear-ended the motorcycle, ejecting the man into the roadway. Two separate drivers in a pickup and SUV then struck the man while trying to avoid the collision.

MARION COUNTY, FL – A man was killed in a motorcycle crash on State Road 40 in Marion County Sunday, reports Ocala-News.

The motorcyclist was traveling westbound along State Road 40 near State Road 19 when he attempted to pass a westbound sedan. He struck an oncoming pickup truck head-on, which caused the pickup to hit the sedan.

Authorities pronounced the motorcyclist, a 40-year-old man from Spring Hill, deceased at the scene.

CRYSTAL RIVER, FL – A man on a motorcycle sustained serious injuries after crashing with a minivan in Crystal River Wednesday afternoon.

A 28-year-old man was riding a Suzuki GSX-R600 westbound on  State Road 44 just west of North Pennsylvania Avenue. At the same time, a Lecanto man, 85, was traveling in a Dodge Grand Caravan westbound on State Road 44

The driver of the Dodge made a U-turn into the path of the motorcycle. The motorcycle’s operator slammed into the left side of the minivan, reports the Citrus County Chronicle.

PASCO COUNTY, FL – A man from Zephyrhills has died and a passenger was seriously injured after a motorcycle crash in Hudson Sunday evening.

According to The Free Press the 47-year-old man was operating a motorcycle with a 14-year-old girl as a passenger on US-19 near Bolton Avenue.

An 87-year-old Hudson man was driving a car northbound on the highway when they approached Bolton Avenue to make a U-turn. He drove into the path of the motorcycle and crashed into it as it was in the inside lanes of southbound US-19.

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