Orlando Motorcycle Accident Lawyers
Numerous vehicles were involved in a crash that took place in Orlando on Friday, March 15th, close to 5:00 in the evening. According to reports from the Orange County Fire Rescue, the multi-vehicle auto accident involved several cars and a motorcycle, although it is not clear just what responsibility any of the drivers of these vehicles holds in the devastating incident.
Members of the Florida Highway Patrol have issued a statement regarding the death of a motorcyclist. The motorcyclist in question, a 17-year-old from Orlando, was killed on Thursday, March 7th, while she was traveling down the western lanes of Fairbanks Avenue.
A collision that took place on Friday, February 22nd, between a pickup truck and a motorcycle is directly responsible for the death of two individuals and the serious injury of a third, says a report from the Florida Highway Patrol. The truck vs. motorcycle accident took place around 7:30 in the evening, and involved only the two vehicles mentioned above, both of which were traveling towards the intersection of Jason Street and Oak Ridge Road, an intersection within Orange County.
During the beginning of November, a motorcycle accident occurred within Osceola County that resulted in the injury of at least one person. According to reports from the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office, the person in question was one of its own deputies. It seems that this deputy was riding on a motorcycle when the incident happened, although it is not clear if the deputy was also on duty or if the motorcycle was a vehicle owned by the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office.
A motorcyclist driving through Volusia County collided with a truck on Friday, August 3rd, as they were driving down State Road 415. A report from the Florida Highway Patrol indicates that the incident happened shortly before noon, around 11:30 in the morning, and that the truck involved was a Ford F250.
Soon after 10:30 on Wednesday night, Orlando police were called to the intersection of East Landstreet Road and Boggy Creek Road south of State Road 528. What they found there was a mangled motorcycle that had crashed into a semi-truck. The accident, which occurred along East Landstreet’s 2400 block, close to Orlando’s International Airport, was particularly gruesome, and the driver of the motorcycle was unable to be identified along race or age boundaries.
The Daytona Beach Bike Week in Daytona Beach, Florida is an annual event that many motorcyclists and motorcycle enthusiasts look forward to all year long. The week is full of exciting events, including concerts and races, not to mention the great food and activities hosted by area vendors.
Biketoberfest is a major event during the month of October in Volusia County in and around Daytona Beach. The four-day long festival celebrating everything about motorcycles brings people from many different walks of life and as far away as Alaska. The high concentration of biking enthusiasts also brings with it an increase in driving hazards, due to the larger than average number of motorcycles on Daytona’s streets and highways.
Motorcycle accidents are common in Orlando. Over the past ten years, motorcycle accidents have increased by 50 percent, and fatalities have increased by almost 90 percent, according to Ride Smart Florida. From 2000 to 2008 there was a huge spike in motorcycle injuries and fatalities, which reduced in 2009 to 2010. However, since then, motorcycle accidents are on the rise again.
Police in Hollywood, Florida, say they found the body of 30-year-old Jason Swanson in the street. The motorcycle was engulfed in flames at the middle of South 56th Avenue just north of Washington Street on March 31. Officers tried to render aid and put out the flames but were unable to. The flames were only extinguished when Hollywood Fire Rescue arrived. Swanson was pronounced dead at the scene.