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Tamarac, FL – Fatal Motorcycle Crash Takes 1 Life on NW 78th St near N Pine Island Rd

Tamarac, FL - Fatal Motorcycle Crash Takes 1 Life on NW 78th St near N Pine Island Rd

Tamarac, FL (June 16, 2021) – Police in Tamarac are currently investigating a fatal motorcycle accident that occurred on Sunday. The wreck took the life of one adult male motorcyclist who has not been identified at this time. 

According to reports, at approximately 9:38 p.m. on Sunday, June 13, a 2008 Chevrolet Equinox was traveling from Northwest 78th Street to North Pine Island Road. While she was attempting to turn left onto North Pine, the motorcyclist, who was riding a 2021 Kawasaki Ninja, headed south on North Pine, the Equinox went into the southbound lanes of the road while the motorcyclist attempted to brake. 

The bike fell over onto its left side, slid across the roadway, and collided with the driver’s side of the Equinox, according to officials. Both vehicles then stopped in the intersection. 

Officials with Tamarac Fire Rescue pronounced the motorcyclist deceased at the scene of the collision. The driver of the Equinox stayed at the scene in order to cooperate with authorities. 

Police in Tamarac continue to investigate the circumstances of the accident. No further information is available at this time.

We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased at this time. 

Motorcycle Crashes in Florida

Serious motorcycle collisions in Florida happen hundreds of times per year. According to information provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, approximately 467 fatal motorcycle accidents take place in Florida annually. Statistics concerning the motorcycle accident rates in the year 2017 show that over 5,000 people lost their lives in the United States due to motorcycle accidents. That same year, Florida was the state with the most motorcycle deaths, at 550. 

If you or someone you love has recently sustained serious injuries in a motorcycle accident in Florida, it is in your best interest to contact a Florida personal injury attorney. An attorney from Boone & Davis in Fort Lauderdale will be able to help you answer questions like whether or not you qualify for financial compensation, how much you may receive, and how long it will take to collect. A skilled and experienced motorcycle accident attorney will negotiate with the insurance companies for you in order to ensure that your legal rights are respected and you are not taken advantage of. Insurance companies are sometimes known to attempt to offer extremely low settlement amounts to those who are not readily informed about their existing legal rights toward financial compensation in a situation of this nature. An attorney will ensure that your legal rights are protected and exercised so that you are able to collect the maximum financial compensation amount available for your injuries and incurred losses. 

Call the Boone & Davis law firm today if you are under the impression that your or your loved one’s injuries are the result of another person’s carelessness, recklessness, or negligence while on the road. Our attorneys have been helping injured accident victims get the justice and compensation they deserve for decades. You do not deserve to have to pay for another person’s bad decisions. If you have recently lost a loved one due to driver negligence, a wrongful death attorney in Florida will be able to help you recover financial compensation to cover all of the costs associated with the accident and your loved one’s passing. Call us at  954-566-9919 in order to speak with a reputable Florida personal injury lawyer who will be able to inform you of your eligibility toward compensation for your injuries and losses that you may have incurred due to a recent traffic accident. 

Note: Our team of writers for Boone & Davis Law 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 hopes 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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