There are many motorcycles on the road in Florida and it is important that the riders and drivers of conventional vehicles share the road and do so safely. Unfortunately, accidents will happen to motorcycle riders and, given their vulnerability, there is a significant chance of catastrophic injuries and a fatal motorcycle crash. A motorcycle accident victim and the victim's family need to understand the consequences that can accompany a motorcycle accident and consider legal action to be compensated for their damages.
Recently, a motorcyclist was killed in an accident when a driver went into oncoming traffic and crashed into him. The accident occurred at approximately 9:23 p.m. According to law enforcement, a 40-year-old man was driving a 2004 Dodge Durango and went into the southbound lanes of the road driving in the opposite direction. The 38-year-old motorcyclist has hit head-on. He was taken to the hospital via airlift and died there. The driver of the Durango had minor injuries. Police said that there were indications of impairment and he was arrested for DUI manslaughter.