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Motorcycle Accident

Young Man Dies in Motorcycle Crash Near UCF

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on December 3, 2017

A crash that took place between a motorcycle and a fire hydrant in Orlando on Saturday night is currently being investigated by the Florida Highway Patrol. The accident, which was reported as occurring close to the University of Central Florida, involved Binger, an 18-year-old motorcyclist from Orlando. Initial reports from the scene indicated that Binger did not survive the crash, although it is not believed than anyone else was involved or injured. Read the rest »


Florida Motorcyclist Killed in High-Speed Collision

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on November 29, 2017

A young Winter Haven man was killed in a motorcycle accident early Sunday evening in Orange County just after 6 o’clock when the bike he was riding collided with another vehicle on the road near the Azalea Park area of Orlando. Read the rest »


Bikers Killed In Separate Accidents During Biketoberfest

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on October 24, 2017

Motorcycle riders and bike enthusiasts from all over the country ascended upon Daytona Beach this past weekend to attend the 2017 Daytona Beach Biketoberfest, a spectacular 4-day event that saw crowds into the thousands as they celebrated its 25th anniversary in style. Tragically, the festivities were cut short for one local man, who was involved in a fatal motorcycle at approximately 1:30 a.m. on Saturday, October 21. Read the rest »


Orlando Motorcyclist Dies in Seminole County Crash

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on September 4, 2017

On Wednesday night, a 53-year-old man from Orlando was riding on his motorcycle northbound on U.S. 17-92 when he was involved in an accident with another vehicle. Although the accident is still under investigation by the Florida Highway Patrol, an official statement has been released that indicates that the motorcyclist, whose name was not released in the immediate aftermath of the incident, died as a result of the injuries he sustained. Read the rest »


Accident Between Motorcycle and Sedan in New Smyrna Beach Leaves Biker Dead, Charges Pending

An accident that took place on Friday between a sedan and a motorcycle in New Smyrna Beach has had further information added to the already released statement. The initial report indicated that the crash took place on State Road 44, close to where this road crosses I-95. The events as the Florida Highway Patrol has been able to reconstruct them suggest that the sedan’s driver, an unnamed individual, was trying to turn left, off of State Road 44, in order to gain entrance to the onramp for I-95 south. Read the rest »


Orlando Accident Kills Motorcyclist on Sunday

This Sunday in Orlando an accident between a motorcycle and a Ford Escape has left one individual dead and another individual potentially facing manslaughter charges. The incident, as has been reported by the Florida Highway Patrol, occurred in the afternoon along Econlockhatchee Trail. The statement given by members of the Florida Highway Patrol construct for us a partial picture, although as the investigation continues more facts will be supplied. Read the rest »


Daytona Bike Week Experiences Deadly Crashes

Each and every year, motorcyclists of all strips look forward to the annual Bike Week event held in Daytona Beach. Attracting thousands of visitors from around the country, Bike Week is a chance for bikers to gather together in camaraderie, show off their choppers and crotch-rockets, and enjoy one another’s company. This year is no different. What is unusual for this year is the number of bike accidents that have occurred since the event’s kick off last Friday. Over the past few days, numerous accidents have been reported in and around Daytona Beach involving motorcycles. Several of these accidents were, sadly, fatal.

The Florida Highway Patrol as well as the Daytona Beach Police Department have been working overtime to try and raise awareness in and around motorcyclists, and the Orlando Harley Davidson location is offering a course designed to refresh seasonal riders in on how to properly and safely operate their vehicle. According to Rafael Vega, the official Riding Academy Manager for the Orlando Harley Davidson location, one of the main reasons behind these fatal accidents is the mixture of novice and experienced riders. He goes on to suggest that a key similarity between these accidents lies in an unhealthy competitive atmosphere that starts to develop among the riders. This leads to bikers forgetting to stay the appropriate distance behind and between one another, and the increased congestion on the roads makes any minor mistake potentially disastrous.

Another contributing factor to the brutality of the accidents seen during this year’s Bike Week is the lack of helmets. Rafael Vega says that helmets are one of the main reasons behind an individual surviving a motorcycle crash. If you wear a helmet, your odds of coming out of a collision alive begin to skyrocket; without the helmet, these odds plummet. It is as simple as that.

Riding a motorcycle is tremendous fun, and having the chance to do it among numerous others who hold a similar passion for the activity as you is an uncomparable pleasure. This pleasure, however, can easily become a nightmare if proper safety measures are not followed.

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Two Injured in Daytona Beach Crash

Monday morning, just before noon, along Daytona Beach is usually a calm time. As people return to work, the packed beaches often see themselves at the lowest point of human saturation, and the roads leading to and from the endless coast are less congested with traffic. This week, however, is Bike Week. That means that far more people than normal will be swarming throughout the Daytona Beach area. Many of these people will be riding motorcycles. Read the rest »


Crash Between Two Motorcycles in Orange County Leaves One Person Dead

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on February 20, 2017

A motorcycle crash on State Road 50 (also known as East Colonial Drive) in Orange County has left one individual dead and several others admitted to a hospital for injuries suffered. According to the report filed by the Florida Highway Patrol, the accident involved two vehicles, both of them motorcycles. Each of the motorcycles was carrying two individuals: the driver and a passenger. As both bikes made their way down East Colonial Drive, the bike in front began to slow as the driver prepared to turn off of East Colonial Drive and onto Cupid Avenue. Read the rest »


Motorcyclist Killed in Rear-End Collision in Florida

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on November 27, 2016

Shortly before 3:40pm on Saturday, two vehicles, a pickup truck and a motorcycle were driving down Colonial Drive’s left lane when they collided.  According to the report from the Florida Highway Patrol, the crash happened near to where State Road 50 and Saint Nicholas Avenue intersect.  The report goes on to say that the motorcyclist was attempting to slow down before driving into a break in the median—probably attempting to turn around or to cross the road into a shopping center—when the accident occurred.  Witnesses to the scene state that when the motorcyclist slowed down the pickup kept driving forwards at its current speed.  This caused the front of the pickup to collide with the rear of the motorcycle.   Read the rest »


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