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Florida motorcycle accidents: 1 killed, other seriously injured

When drivers attempt to make left turns, they often have to cross other lanes of traffic. As a result, these simple maneuvers could potentially cause serious accidents if the turning vehicle travels in front of another vehicle. These circumstances often contribute to motorcycle accidents that may occur due to a driver overlooking the smaller vehicle.

Such an accident recently took place in Florida. Reports stated that a motorcycle was heading east with two occupants and had a green light as it approached an intersection. A pickup truck that was traveling west also had a green light but attempted to make a left turn. This turn brought the truck into the motorcycle's path, and a collision resulted. The individuals on the motorcycle were both reported as being 19 years old, and the driver of the pickup was 52 years old.

Florida truck accidents: Bicyclist suffers fatal injuries

A life can be changed forever in an instant, and accidents are among the top reasons that individuals could face drastic upset in their lives. Car and truck accidents take place daily, and serious and fatal injuries are commonly suffered. Not only may the lives of the victims be significantly altered but the lives of their families could be as well.

A recent accident in Florida involved a semi-truck and a bicyclist. Apparently, the truck was leaving a gas station. The driver was attempting to pull onto the roadway when the rig hit the bicyclist, who was heading south in the northbound lane. Reports stated that the truck hit the cyclist and then ran over the individual.

Florida car accident negatively affects family involved

Personal injury and wrongful death claims are options that may be available to individuals who have been in serious accidents. A car accident that results as the fault of another individual and leads to the fatal or serious injury of innocent parties could result in the negatively affected parties filing civil claims against the individual considered responsible. Successful claims could help victims move forward. 

One family in Florida may be looking into more information about such claims after a recent crash. Details on the accident were few, but it was reported that the driver of a pickup truck failed to stop at a stop sign. As a result, the pickup crashed into another vehicle. There were two individuals in the truck and a family of three in the car. 

Florida car accident kills both drivers involved

After a car crash occurs, there may be many individuals looking for information in a short amount of time. If a car accident results in fatalities, authorities are tasked with investigating and finding answers for the questions that will undoubtedly arise. Though law enforcement may be able to provide some information, individuals who lose loved ones in car accidents may wish to seek assistance from other professionals if they are looking to take legal action. 

One family in Florida may be considering gaining more knowledge on civil claims after a recent crash. Reports stated that the incident involved two vehicles that collided head on. A 25-year-old man driving a car north crossed into the southbound lanes where his vehicle hit a car with a 19-year-old woman behind the wheel.

Families of Florida crash victims may consider wrongful death

Though roadways are divided so drivers can travel in opposite directions, there is no guarantee that a vehicle will not cross into the incorrect lane. This factor is the cause of many car accidents that result in fatal injuries. In many cases, when a family loses a loved one under such circumstances, filing a wrongful death claim may be worth their consideration.

Multiple families may be hoping to find more information on their legal options after a recent accident in Florida. Reports stated that a 26-year-old man was driving a vehicle when he failed to remain in the correct lane after losing control. As a result, his vehicle and a second vehicle were involved in a collision. The second vehicle left the roadway and flipped. 

Serious accident in Florida causes fatalities, numerous injuries

Hearing that a deadly crash has taken place often makes many individuals feel a sense of panic. They may wonder if their loved ones were involved in the serious accident and, if so, how the effects of the crash should be handled. If individuals lose loved ones in a crash or suffer serious injuries themselves, they may have options to consider.

Several individuals may be exploring their legal avenues after a recent crash in Florida. Reports stated that the incident involved a semi-truck and a bus. The bus was carrying over 30 people at the time of the crash. It was reported that the bus driver did not stop at a flashing red light, and as a result, the bus and truck collided in an intersection. Both vehicles caught fire.

Florida motorcycle collision causes fatal injuries for biker

Turning vehicles are one of the most common causes of collisions involving motorcycles. Unfortunately, motorcycle accidents can often result in fatal injuries, and wrongful death proceedings may be ahead for many of the individuals affected by the situation. If a family loses a loved one in a motorcycle collision, seeking justice through civil legal action may be a step they would like to consider. 

It was recently reported that an accident involving a motorcycle and two other vehicles took place in Florida. Apparently, the crash occurred just after 5 p.m. when a 67-year-old motorcyclist was traveling north. A vehicle driven by a 23-year-old man was headed south when the driver tried to make a left turn. This action brought the car into the motorcyclist's path, which resulted in the biker trying to avoid the car. Unfortunately, he was unsuccessful, and the motorcycle hit the car before colliding with another vehicle.

Severe Florida accident may lead to wrongful death claims

A serious crash that recently occurred in Florida left multiple individuals with fatal injuries. It was reported that a pickup truck had been racing another vehicle on Interstate 4. The truck driver then lost control of the vehicle, drove across the dividing median and into the opposite lanes of travel. This caused multiple collisions and several fatalities. Considering the details of the accident, wrongful death claims may be warranted.

The pickup struck multiple vehicles as it continued traveling, including hitting a van head-on. The truck then became airborne and landed on a vehicle with two occupants. A 12-year-old girl was in the passenger seat of the vehicle, and the truck landed in the area where she was sitting. It was unclear exactly how many vehicles may have been hit by the pickup truck.

Florida mail carrier victim of animal attack

Getting attacked by a dog can be a frightening and painful experience. Such incidents can occur at any time, and some dog owners may be as surprised by the event as the victims. However, the owners are still responsible for their pets. If an individual is injured in an animal attack, he or she may wish to consider filing a legal claim for resulting damages.

One individual in Florida may be exploring her legal options after a recent incident. Reports stated that the 49-year-old woman is a mail carrier and had just delivered a package at the time of the attack. She placed the package at the door of the residence, rang the door bell and started to walk back to her vehicle. When the owner of the home opened the door to retrieve the package, a dog ran out and bit the mail carrier in the back of the leg. 

Florida crash may lead to wrongful death claim

Serious car accidents take place on a daily basis. It is unfortunate that collisions can often lead to individuals suffering injuries that lead to their deaths. Though such cases are tragic in themselves, accidents in which a person involved does not remain on the scene can further complicate the incident. This type of event recently occurred in Florida, and the victim's family could look into filing a wrongful death claim.

Reports indicated that the fatal crash involved two vehicles. One of the vehicles was a pickup truck and the other was a car. The car hit the rear of the pickup truck, causing the truck to leave the roadway and flip. The driver of the car left the scene on foot after the collision. He was eventually located by police and taken to an area hospital to be treated for injuries.

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