Merritt Island, FL – Man Killed in Motorcycle Accident on N Courtenay Pkwy
Merritt Island, FL (July 31, 2020) – Around 9:50 a.m. yesterday morning, July 30, a man was killed in a fatal motorcycle accident in Merritt Island.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the collision happened on the North Courtenay Parkway around the area of Myrtice Avenue. The motorcyclist was traveling south when a passenger vehicle started making a left turn at the intersection. This put the 78-year-old driver in the motorcyclist’s path.
The front of the motorcycle collided with the right side of the vehicle. The motorcyclist, identified as a 64-year-old Merritt Island man, was immediately rushed to the hospital with severe injuries. He tragically succumbed to his injuries while there.
The woman driving the passenger vehicle was not injured.
The roadway was closed down in the area for a period of time. Police continue their investigation into the accident.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Motorcycle Accidents in Florida
Motorcycle accidents continue to occur more often in Florida than many other types of accidents. In just one recent year, it was reported that over 10,000 motorcycle collisions took place within the state, with hundreds leading to fatal results. Motorcycle accidents are known for being some of the most catastrophic accidents on our roads that lead to some of the most severe harm. This is due to the fact that motorcyclists are known for being vulnerable when involved in collisions with other vehicles. Drivers must always take special precautions on our roads so that we can reduce the number of motorcycle injuries and fatalities as a whole in Florida. It is important that family members have options if they have lost somebody they love in one of these accidents.
The aftermath of a fatal motorcycle accident can impact families in many ways. Motorcyclists have few protections from harm and are more susceptible to sustaining serious injuries or fatal results in the event of an accident. Family members are sometimes left in difficult positions after they have lost a loved one in a life-altering motorcycle accident. You may find that there are vast financial aspects to consider as you grieve the loss of a loved one. With the help of a motorcycle accident attorney on your side, you may find that these financial aspects are not out of your reach when you bring a Florida wrongful death claim.
At Vaughan Law Group, our skilled accident attorneys have dedicated ourselves to helping those who have lost a loved one in a life-altering motorcycle accident. If your life has been turned upside-down by the loss of a loved one, you have a variety of options for recovery and should never have to stand alone. You may find that you are eligible for a variety of aspects including medical expenses a loved one incurred, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and more. These aspects can help you and your family get back on your feet. Please contact an accident attorney in Florida at (407) 648-1426 to find out how we can help you in your time of need.
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