News: Motorcyclist killed in collision involving car with car on US-441


LEESBURG, FL – Police in Leesburg said a motorcycle rider died following a collision with a car Saturday evening.

According to a WKMG report, the crash happened in the vicinity of U.S. Highway 441 and Tomato Hill Road.  Investigators determined that the driver of a 2020 Honda Fit, an 88-year-old Fruitland Park woman, was exiting from a gas station onto U.S. 441 at about 6 p.m.  She crashed into a 2015 Harley-Davidson motorcycle heading south on the highway.

The motorcycle rider was pronounced dead after being taken to UF Health-Leesburg.  He was identified as 65-year-old William Clough of Tavares.

Leesburg police are continuing to investigate the cause of the accident and encouraged any witnesses to contact them.

At the law firm of Whittel & Melton, our experienced 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 legal options.


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