News: Motorcyclist seriously injured after Crystal River crash with minivan


CRYSTAL RIVER, FL – A man on a motorcycle sustained serious injuries after crashing with a minivan in Crystal River Wednesday afternoon.

A 28-year-old man was riding a Suzuki GSX-R600 westbound on  State Road 44 just west of North Pennsylvania Avenue. At the same time, a Lecanto man, 85, was traveling in a Dodge Grand Caravan westbound on State Road 44

The driver of the Dodge made a U-turn into the path of the motorcycle. The motorcycle’s operator slammed into the left side of the minivan, reports the Citrus County Chronicle.

The motorcyclist was transported to Ocala Regional Medical Center for treatment of serious injuries.

The driver of the Dodge van and an occupant in the vehicle were both uninjured. Police cited the driver for making an unlawful U-turn.

If you’ve been hurt in a motorcycle accident caused by another person, you could be entitled to financial compensation. Contact Whittel & Melton by calling 866-608-5529 to speak with an experienced Crystal River motorcycle accident lawyer at no cost to you.

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