Boca Raton Resident Dies in Motorcycle Accident
All Florida motor vehicle accidents are inherently dangerous for those involved. However, when one of the vehicles in the crash is a motorcycle, the rider of that bike is at a far greater danger of serious injuries or even death. This is because motorcycles are considerably lighter than most other vehicles—especially trucks and SUVS—and the rider does not have a protective auto body or other safety features (such as airbags) to protect them. Unfortunately, motorcycle riders often get ejected and seriously hurt when they are involved in crashes. On Tuesday, the Boca Raton FL community was once again reminded of the costs that are often associated with Florida motorcycle accidents. According to police, an accident occurred just after 2 p.m. at the intersection of Federal Highway and Spanish River Boulevard, when a motorcycle collided with an SUV in the intersection. Police have not yet disclosed how the accident occurred or who was at fault in causing it. Neither the identity of the motorcycle rider nor the SUV driver has been released, although it is known that the motorcycle rider was transported to Delray Medical Center where he later died as a result of his injuries in the crash. An investigation into the accident is still ongoing.
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Of the numerous motor vehicle accidents that occur in our local area, many lead to serious injuries or death. While some of these wrecks are purely freak accidents with no further legal ramifications, many others are caused by negligent drivers who could have prevented the crash if they had not been drinking, speeding, or taking their eyes off the road to make a phone call. When you or a loved one has been injured or even killed by a negligent driver, a personal injury or wrongful death lawsuit is a very real possibility. If you would like to learn more about how these lawsuits work, contact the experienced Boca Raton FL personal injury and wrongful death attorneys of the Broderick Law Firm today. We proudly represent clients in a wide range of cases arising in Boca Raton, West Palm Beach, Ft Lauderdale, Miami, and all of the surrounding areas. We take a family approach to all of our clients and treat each one of our cases as if it were our own.