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Critical Injuries and Fatality After Brevard County Collision

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on March 14, 2020

A motorcyclist was traveling through Brevard County on Friday, March 6th, when they were involved in a crash. After the incident, members of the Florida Highway Patrol as well as numerous other emergency first responders rushed to the area in order to provide medical aid, direct traffic, and initiate an investigation into the incident. The reports from these various authorities are the primary pieces of information we currently have surrounding the incident.

It was sometime during the afternoon that the incident occurred. The above-mentioned motorcycle was driving along Cox Road, close to Fisherman’s Place, when their trajectory drew close to that of an SUV. The SUV was traveling down the southern lanes of Cox Road, meaning that the two vehicles were headed towards one another, although while on opposing sides of the roadway.

It is not clear if the driver of the SUV saw the motorcyclist. It is also not clear if the SUV or the motorcycle possessed the right of way at the time. What we do know is that as the two vehicles – the SUV and the motorcycle – reached the intersection of Cox Road and Fisherman’s Place, the driver of the SUV decided to turn off of Cox Road’s southern lanes in order to merge onto Fisherman’s Place. It was while doing this that the front of the SUV collided with the motorcycle, causing the driver to lose control and crash violently against the pavement.

Emergency response crews arrived shortly after the first reports of an incident came rolling in. When they reached the area of the accident, they found that at least two people were critically injured, the motorcyclist among them. It is believed that the medical teams managed to stabilize the motorcyclist for a period of time, although it is not known if the individual was able to be taken from the scene of the incident to a medical facility. It is further believed that a medical helicopter was called into the scene in order to airlift the injured. Updates to the initial story reported that the motorcyclist was killed as a result of the injuries they sustained in the incident.

Other details around the crash remain, for the time being, strictly in the hands of the authorities investigating the case. No charges have currently been filed, and the condition of any individuals within the SUV remains unknown.

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