Lakeside, FL – Fatal Motorcycle Accident at Knight Boxx Rd IntersectionSheftall Law
Lakeside, FL (November 27, 2019) – Last evening around 5:44 p.m., a fatal motorcycle accident occurred at the intersection of Knight Boxx Road and Blanding Boulevard in Lakeside.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the accident took place when the driver of the passenger vehicle involved was traveling on Knight Boxx in the left turning lane toward the intersection. The motorcyclist was traveling in the other direction.
Both drivers had a green light but the driver of the passenger vehicle did not have a green arrow. The driver made a turn in front of the motorcyclist, causing the two to collide with each other in the front.
The motorcyclist, since identified as 51-year-old Doglas Soto, was taken to a local hospital and tragically died from his injuries. Nobody in the car was injured.
The accident blocked the intersection until 8:45 p.m. Police continue their investigation.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Motorcycle Accidents in Florida
Motorcycle accidents are some of the most severe types of accidents that occur on our roads. In just 2016, over 10,000 motorcyclists were involved in accidents on Florida roads. These parties are also some of the most vulnerable and are prone to the worst harm in the midst of accidents. Because of this, they are more likely to be catastrophically injured or even lose their lives when a driver is not watching out for their well-being. Surviving family members should always speak with a skilled motorcycle accident attorney as soon as possible following a collision.
At Sheftall & Associates, our accident attorneys understand just how difficult it can be to face the aftermath of a serious accident and the damages that come along with it. These accidents are likely to leave a huge emotional and financial impact on a person’s life. You do not have to feel alone or fight alone after a challenging accident. Please contact our accident attorneys to find out what legal options you have at (904) 638-7712.
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