Motorcycle Accident

St. Petersburg Man Killed May 4th in Left-Turn Motorcycle Crash in Seminole

A 38-year-old St. Petersburg man was tragically killed May 4th in a left-turn accident in Seminole, Tampa Bay News Weekly reported. The victim was reportedly riding a motorcycle eastbound on Park Boulevard approaching 84th Lane North at about 6 a.m., when a pickup truck traveling westbound made a left turn at the intersection. The pickup truck and motorcycle collided at the intersection, and the motorcyclist, who was wearing a helmet, suffered fatal injuries. The impact of the collision caused the motorcycle to break apart, IonTB reported. The driver of the pickup truck, who was also 38 years old, was not hurt. 

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Our thoughts go out to the family of the victim of this crash. Losing a loved one unexpectedly is heartbreaking and devastating, with far-reaching emotional and financial effects on family members. 

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Suspected DUI Left-Turn Motorcycle Accident Kills Motorcyclist April 24th in Clearwater

A 29-year-old man was tragically killed when a vehicle turned left in front of his path on the Courtney Campbell Causeway, CBS 10 Tampa Bay reported. The fatal accident was reported at 11:22 PM on April 24th, on the Courtney Campbell Causeway near Bayshore Boulevard. According to the news report, a 57-year-old man was heading west on Courtney Campbell Causeway when he turned left into the path of a motorcycle driven by a 29-year-old man. Cones had been placed to prevent motorists from making left turns at the point in the causeway, Clearwater Police Department officers reported. 

The motorist reportedly admitted to smoking crack cocaine early in the day. He also had a surgical procedure earlier in the day, after which he received narcotics. and had left the medical facility against medical advice. The cause of the accident remains under investigation by the Clearwater Police Department. Our thoughts go out to the family and loved ones of the victims of this crash. Losing a loved one unexpectedly is heartbreaking, and the effects of a loss are far-reaching. 

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Tampa Man Arrested April 14th For February 3rd Fatal Motorcycle Accident

Hillsborough County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a 30-year-old man on Wednesday, who was suspected as a driver in a suspected DUI accident that killed a motorcycle more than two months ago. 

The February 3 suspected DUI accident occurred on February 3, 2021, in the parking lot of The Preserve at Mobbly Bay Apartments on the 8000 block of Solano Bay Loop in Tampa.  According to police reports, the suspected DUI driver was traveling westbound on Solana Bay Loop in a 2016 Dodge Ram, when he turned in front of a motorcycle going eastbound. The motorcyclist was caught underneath the truck, which continued travelling until a witness bystander caught the attention of the driver to stop. 

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Man Tragically Killed April 5th in Left-Turn Motorcycle Accident in St. Petersburg

A 27-year-old man was tragically killed Monday, April 5th in an intersection motorcycle accident in St. Petersburg, WTSP News reported. The fatal crash involved a motorcycle and Toyota Camry sedan, and occurred at the intersection of  18th Avenue S. at 34th Street S., at 4:35 PM.

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 A St. Petersburg Police Department press release reported the driver of the sedan was traveling northbound on 34th St. S, turning west onto 18th Avenue S. when it collided with the southbound motorcycle. The motorcycle struck the Camry and then another vehicle before catching fire. The impact of the collision caused the motorcyclist to be ejected. He was taken to a hospital where he died of his injuries. The driver of the Camry, an 80-year-old man, suffered minor injuries. 

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Left-Turn Motorcycle Accident in St. Petersburg Leaves Two Dead, Two Injured

A St. Petersburg left-turn accident sadly took the lives of two people last week. According to the NHTSA, 42% of fatal motorcycle accidents involve a common scenario: a motorcycle going straight, and a passenger turning left. Unfortunately, this deadly scenario occurred recent in St. Petersburg, at the intersection of 4th Street and Roser Park Drive South. The fatal accident occurred in the early morning hours of Friday March 5, 2021. 

According to the news report by CBS Tampa Bay, a grey Chevrolet Trailblazer was traveling northbound on 4th Street South, when it turned left onto Roser Park Drive South. Meanwhile, a red Suzuki motorcycle was traveling southbound onto 4th Street South. The motorcycle collided with the passenger side of the Trailblazer. The motorcyclist passed away at the scene of the crash. The driver and two passengers of the Trailblazer were taken to the hospital, where one of the passengers passed away. 

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