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Gainesville, FL – Fatal Motorcycle Crash at 24th Ave Intersection

Gainesville, FL (February 1, 2020) – Two people were allegedly killed in a fatal motorcycle crash at the intersection of 24th Avenue and Southwest 70th Terrace.

Gainesville authorities responded to the scene of the collision, where they discovered that an SUV was attempting to make a left turn onto 24th Avenue when a motorcycle ran into the door of the vehicle.

Police confirmed that the motorcycle immediately caught on fire and both individuals on the motorcycle died.

The driver of the SUV that collided with the motorcycle was identified as 55-year-old Lula Mae Melton. She was not injured.

At this time, the investigation into the accident continues.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the families of the deceased victims at this time.

Motorcycle Accidents in Florida

Research showed that, in 2016, over 10,000 motorcycle accidents took place in Florida. Out of these accidents, hundreds led to fatalities in victims. The aftermath of a motorcycle accident can be an extremely trying time, especially for families who have suffered some of the most devastating losses. Losing a loved one might be one of the most difficult things that you have ever faced but you have many rights at this time. It is important that you speak with a skilled motorcycle accident attorney in your time of need.

At Sheftall & Associates, our attorneys have helped numerous families move forward after they have suffered unexpected losses in a tragic accident. We understand how overwhelmed you might be feeling as you face emotional and financial damages. You have many protections under the law. Please contact our accident attorneys in Florida to find out how we can assist you at 904-647-2296.

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