Florida City, FL – Fatal Motorcycle Crash on Hwy 1
Florida City, FL (January 5, 2020) – At approximately 11:15 a.m. on December 31, a fatal motorcycle crash occurred on Highway 1 in Florida City. Authorities stated that the accident occurred near mile marker 114 on the Miami-Dade County side of the 18-Mile Stretch.
The crash occurred on the portion of Highway One that connects Key Largo to Florida City for reasons still under local law enforcement investigation. Few details concerning the circumstances of the collision have currently been disclosed to the public.
At least one person lost their life in the fatal crash. It is believed that a motorcycle and another vehicle were involved in a collision. Traffic was backed up for miles for the better part of the afternoon on December 31 due to the crash and the investigation that followed.
Traffic in the area was diverted to Card Sound Road for a period of time following the fatal incident. No one involved in the accident has been identified to the public at this point in time.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family or families of the deceased. An accident investigation is currently being carried out by local authorities.
Motorcycle Accidents in Florida
A traffic collision in Florida is estimated to take place approximately once every 84 seconds, or over 1,000 times per day. Yearly, Florida sees about 400,000 traffic accidents take place. Florida is ranked as one of the most dangerous states to travel through due to its high accident-fatality rate. However, Florida is one of the most highly-populated states in the nation, which directly correlates with its statistical values.
According to statistical information provided by A Safer Florida, more than 10,000 motorcycle collisions took place in the Sunshine State in 2016. These Florida motorcycle accidents caused 515 rider fatalities and 30 passenger deaths. Additionally, more than 8,000 people sustained injuries in these accidents.
Being injured in a Florida car accident can be a very frightening, draining, and stressful experience. You could be dealing with a multitude of different issues after your involvement in an injurious car crash in Florida. Debilitating pain could result from being injured in an incident of this magnitude, as well as mental stress and anguish depending on the circumstances and severity of the wreck.
Contact a Florida personal injury attorney today in order to get started on your own personal injury claim if you are under the impression that your injuries were the result of another person’s carelessness while on the road. The skilled and experienced Florida personal injury lawyers at Boone & Davis have been successfully preserving and protecting the rights of those injured in Florida traffic accidents for decades and are passionate about providing our clients with the most significant compensation possible. We want your recovery from your recent traffic accident to be as painless as possible, in more aspects than just the physical. We strive to assist you financially, mentally, and in any other way, you may require after being injured by another person’s negligence.
Call our law firm today at (813) 544-7096 for more information on how you can successfully move forward from your injuries and losses you may have incurred in a recent traffic collision caused by carelessness.
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