News: Man killed when motorcycle collides with pickup truck in Lake County


LAKE COUNTY, FL – State troopers are investigating a fatal collision between a motorcycle and a pickup truck in Lake County on Sunday afternoon.

A report by WKMG states that the accident happened on County Road 44A near Bill Collins Road at about 1:30 p.m.

The Florida Highway Patrol said a man was driving a Ducati motorcycle behind a Chevrolet pickup truck with a trailer as both were going south on County Road 44A.  The motorcycle rider tried to pass the Chevrolet in a no-passing zone as the pickup driver was making a left turn onto Bill Collins Road.

The front of the motorcycle collided with the left rear of the pickup truck.  The motorcyclist, a 51-year-old man from Enterprise in Volusia County, was pronounced dead after being taken to an area hospital.

The pickup driver, a 19-year-old Umatilla man, was not injured.

At the law firm of Whittel & Melton, our team of Lake County motorcycle accident attorneys help the victims of motorcycle accidents and other personal injuries receive the fair compensation they’re owed from responsible parties.  So if you or a loved one have been involved in a motorcycle crash, contact us online or by phone at 866-608-5529 to schedule a free consultation where we can discuss your options.

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