A 63-year-old motorcyclist was killed in Volusia County on Monday afternoon after a pickup truck pulled in front of him, ejecting him from his bike.
According to troopers, the Georgia man was traveling north on State Road 415 at about 1:20 p.m. when a 2005 Ford pickup pulled out from Lemon Bluff Road and into his path.
He was taken to Central Florida Regional Hospital in Sanford, but passed away a short time later.
The driver of the pickup was not injured.
Charges are pending, according to reports.
Everyone on Florida roadways are required by law to operate safely and share the road with all vehicles – this includes motorcycles. When carelessness, recklessness or negligence results in an accident, you have the legal right to seek compensation for medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and even wrongful death.
Most motorcycle accidents result in serious injuries, including the following:
- Broken bones and fractures
- Soft tissue damage
- Whiplash injuries
- Traumatic Brain Injuries
- Spinal cord damage
- Nerve damage
- Road rash and burns
- Joint damage and loss of movement
If you or someone you care for has been involved in a serious motorcycle accident in Florida, contact a Florida Motorcycle Accident Lawyer at Whittel & Melton online today for a free consultation. You can also call us 24/7 at 866-608-5529. Do not hesitate to reach out to us, call us today to receive the information you need to fully protect your rights.