News: Motorcyclist critically injured after crashing into back of car in Largo


LARGO, FL – A rear-end collision in Pinellas County on Friday night left a motorcyclist with life-threatening injuries, Largo Patch reports.

Police responded to the scene on Indian Rocks Road near Bluffs Drive in Largo after the accident was reported just after 9:30 p.m.

Officers determined that the operator of a 2022 Indian Scout motorcycle crashed into the back of a Lexus Rx350 going north on Indian Rocks Road.  The motorcycle rider was taken to Bayfront Health St. Petersburg with severe injuries.  Police said he was not wearing a helmet at the time.

The driver of the Lexus, 64-year-old Mark Smith, was not injured while his passenger sustained minor injuries.  The initial investigation has found speed and alcohol contributed to the motorcyclist’s involvement in the crash..

At the law firm of Whittel & Melton, our dedicated team of Florida motorcycle accident attorneys help the victims of motorcycle accidents receive the fair compensation they’re owed from responsible parties.  So if you or a loved one have been the victim of such a crash, we can provide you with the legal assistance you need.  Contact us at 866-608-5529 or through our online contact form to schedule a free consultation.

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