A motorcycle versus car accident turned tragic in North Lauderdale over the weekend, claiming the life of a man. The accident occurred at Southwest 83rd Avenue and West McNab Road, according to the Broward Sheriff’s Office.
Reports say that a man from Fort Lauderdale was operating a motorcycle at a high rate of speed Saturday night. The man was driving at approximately 90 mph at about 9 p.m. The motorcycle driver hit a Toyota Camry, and the operator was thrown from the motorcycle. The motorcycle caught on fire as a result of the collision.
The driver of the Toyota was an 18-year-old woman from North Lauderdale. The woman was not injured in the crash. Police are still investigating the accident and its exact causes. While speed is believed to have been a factor, it may not have been the only contribution to the accident.
If you will be heading out to enjoy the warming weather in south Florida, officials urge you to stay safe while on the road. Follow the speed limits, leave early if you are in a hurry, and watch out for other drivers. Most accidents can be avoided if drivers operate their vehicles with care. No one wants to start off the spring in the hospital recovering from injuries are on the wrong side of a lawsuit.
If you are injured in a vehicle collision in West Palm Beach or anywhere in south Florida, reach out to our team of experienced motorcycle accident attorneys. We will review the details of your accident and help you determine the types and amount of compensation you may be entitled to. Being involved in a car accident should not have a lasting impact on your financial or personal health. Call today to schedule your free consultation and let us help you discover your legal options.