News: Motorcyclist, 19, dies after crashing into sign in Pasco County


LAND O’ LAKES, FL – The Florida Highway Patrol said a teenage motorcycle rider died following an accident in Pasco County.

A report by WFTS states that the crash occurred Dec. 30 near the intersection of Collier Parkway and Killington Boulevard.

According to state troopers, the 19-year-old victim was driving a Kawasaki motorcycle north on Collier Parkway shortly before 9  p.m. and lost control of the bike while changing lanes.  The motorcycle went off the roadway and onto the shoulder, where it hit a traffic sign and overturned.

The rider, a Land O’Lakes resident, was pronounced dead at the scene.

At Whittel & Melton, we understand the devastating consequences of motorcycle accidents for victims and their families. That is why our Pasco County motorcycle accident attorneys are available 24/7 to provide unwavering commitment to your motorcycle injury or wrongful death claim. You will only be charged legal fees once we recover a financial award on your behalf. Contact us at 866-608-5529 or through our online contact form to schedule a free consultation.

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