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Orange City Motorcyclist Severely Injured During Crash on S.R. 100

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on May 30, 2023

According to preliminary reports from the Florida Highway Patrol, a 77-year-old motorcyclist sustained severe injuries yesterday afternoon when he was involved in a rear-end collision with another motorist on State Road 100 in Putnam County.

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Motorcyclist Killed During Crash with Pickup in Putnam County

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on May 4, 2023

According to authorities with the Florida Highway Patrol, a 57-year-old motorcyclist sustained fatal injuries yesterday evening after he was involved in a collision with a pickup truck on State Road 20 in Putnam County.

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Wesley Chapel Man Killed During a Motorcycle Crash in Pasco County

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on December 2, 2021

Authorities with the Florida Highway Patrol working within Pasco County are currently investigating the circumstances surrounding a motorcycle accident that claimed the life of one biker and severely injured another this past Sunday morning along Jessamine Road in Dade City.

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Crash Between Motorcycle and Car in Daytona Beach Results in Fatality

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on August 14, 2019

A person riding a motorcycle down Derbyshire Road in Daytona Beach on the morning of Saturday, August 10th, was involved in a fatal crash after speeding by patrol officers. The Daytona Beach Police officer who saw the motorcyclist was working along Derbyshire Park, close to 9:15 in the morning, and reported back to the station that the motorcycle was traveling at what appeared to be an excessively high rate of speed.

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Motorcyclist Killed in Crash Near Altamonte Springs

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on January 22, 2016

On the evening of Saturday, December 26th, 2015, an Apopka man was killed after his motorcycle crashed into two cars, one after the other. The incident, which took place on State Road 436 near Altamonte Springs, occurred around 6:30 pm.

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One Dead, Two Injured in Miami Motorcycle Accident

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on June 29, 2015

Early Sunday morning a violent motorcycle accident took the life of one and injured two others. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, 24-year-old Christian Salazar and 21-year-old Miriam Perez-Duarte were driving side by side when they collided and were thrown off their vehicles. Salazar died on the scene and Perez-Duarte was rushed to the nearby hospital. A passerby attempted to stop and help but ended up crashing into the debris with minor injuries. The accident happened at around 4am on I-95 Southbound in Miami. The cause is still being investigated.

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Florida Motorcyclist Killed in Friday’s Crash

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on May 18, 2015

Joel Gordon, a 28-year-old resident of Georgia was killed Friday morning in a crash on University Drive in Plantation, just north of Broward Boulevard. According to authorities, the driver of the motorcycle was travelling north with a passenger on University Drive shortly before lunchtime when a white Acura SUV turned in front of them. They collided with the SUV and were ejected from the motorcycle on impact. Gordon was pronounced dead at the scene while his female passenger was transported to Broward Medical Center with critical injuries.

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DUI Manslaughter Conviction Overturned in Connection With Fatal Orlando Motorcycle Accident

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on December 5, 2012

An appeals court has issued a ruling overturning a conviction in a case involving a driver who was sentenced to 12 years in prison on a DUI manslaughter charge in connection with a fatal motorcycle accident in 2007. An Orange County jury found that the man had been driving drunk around 2:30 a.m. on his way home to Apopka when he pulled out in front of a motorcyclist and caused a fatal accident. However, in the recent ruling, the Fifth District Court of Appeal overturned the conviction, saying that while the defendant was intoxicated that morning when he caused the accident, the 29-year-old victim was also at fault. Evidence suggested that the victim had “popped a wheelie” at the time of the accident, causing his headlight to point skyward, effectively making him invisible to the driver.

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