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Coral Springs, FL – Lizandra Nieves Killed in Fatal Motorcycle Crash on Shadow Wood Blvd

Coral Springs, FL - Lizandra Nieves Killed in Fatal Motorcycle Crash on Shadow Wood Blvd

Coral Springs, FL (August 10, 2021) – A fatal motorcycle crash occurred between a motorcycle and a Chevrolet pickup truck on Monday, August 9. The wreck was reported on Shadow Wood Boulevard near Ramblewood Elementary School in Coral Springs. 

According to information from officials, the accident happened when a woman identified as Lizandra Nieves was riding her motorcycle and became involved in a crash with the Chevrolet for reasons still under police investigation. 

Nieves, 32, of Coconut Creek, was found lying underneath the truck with her bike nearby on the ground when paramedics arrived. She was unconscious at the time, according to police. Authorities arrived to the scene shortly after 7:00 a.m. 

The victim was transported from the scene to Broward Health North in Deerfield Beach where she was pronounced deceased. The driver of the truck sustained no injuries. They remained at the site of the collision and are currently cooperating with the investigation. 

We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the victim. Our thoughts are with everyone involved and affected by this fatal accident in Coral Springs. 

Coral Springs Motorcycle Accidents

Florida motorcycle accidents are often a very dangerous and devastating event, both for victims as well as their families. Some more recent statistics indicate just how dangerous a motorcycle crash can be. While motorcycles make up only about 3% of all registered motor vehicles in Florida, they also account for approximately 20% of all reported fatal accidents. This number is proportionally much higher than fatal accidents that take place involving passenger cars or other larger vehicles. Motorcycles offer very little protection from the impact of a collision, a fact which can mean a more devastating outcome with a motorcycle crash compared to another type of collision.

Many motorcycle collisions in Florida take place due to the fault of other drivers. These crashes can leave a lasting impact on family members who are forced to move forward following the tragic death of their loved one. Due to the fact that many motorcyclists are not at fault for the accident, relatives are often left with the option of pursuing a legal claim related to the accident. Under Florida law, a deceased’s next-of-kin can bring a wrongful death claim against the driver who is responsible for their loved one’s death.

At Boone & Davis, our Florida wrongful death lawyers will stand up for your legal rights. If you have lost a family member in a crash, our condolences are with you. We know and understand what you are going through and we are here to help. With over 40 years of experience, we know what it takes to get the job done and we will make sure that you receive the compensation you deserve.

Our team stands ready to help at any time. We offer a free consultation and case evaluation to all potential and prospective clients. Most cases are handled on a contingency fee basis so you will not pay anything until we obtain a recovery on your behalf. To schedule your free appointment with a Coral Springs motorcycle accident attorney, please contact us using the link on our website or give us a call any time at 954-566-9919.

Note: Our team of writers utilizes secondary sources in the creation of these posts. These sources include newspaper reports, news stories, police reports, social media posts, and eyewitness accounts of injury accidents that take place in South Florida. The facts in these posts have not been independently verified by members of our writing staff therefore if you see any information that is not correct or is inaccurate, please contact us as soon as possible so that we can correct the information right away.  If you would prefer that the post be removed from our site, let us know and we will do our best to remove the post as promptly as possible.

Disclaimer: We have worked hard to become valued members of our local business community. Our law firm is providing this post for general information purposes and hope that through awareness, our community members will use the necessary precautions to avoid serious accidents like the one described in this post and prepare them should they find themselves the victim of a serious wreck. We want to honor those who have been victims of accidents in the state of Florida. The information provided in this post should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. The pictures depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.

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