SUMTER COUNTY, FL – The Florida Highway Patrol said a motorcycle and a pickup truck were involved in a fatal collision in Sumter County on Tuesday night.
WKMG reports the accident took place in the area of County Road 466 and County Road 223 at about 8:30 p.m. According to the FHP, the driver of a pickup truck going west on County Road 466 made a left turn and entered the path of a motorcycle, causing the motorcycle to strike the front right side of the pickup.
The motorcycle rider was pronounced dead after being transported to an area hospital. Troopers said the victim was a 44-year-old man from Wildwood. The driver of the pickup truck, a 42-year-old Wildwood man, sustained minor injuries.
If you or a loved one were the victim of a motorcycle accident in which another motorist was at fault, contact the dedicated legal team at Whittel & Melton for help. Our experienced Sumter County Motorcycle Accident Attorneys can protect your legal rights and fight effectively for the compensation you deserve. We can be reached online or by phone at 866-608-5529 to schedule a free consultation where we can discuss your options.