Florida Highway Patrol investigates a motorcycle fatality on the Howard Frankland Bridge. Two lanes of bridge were shutdown on Monday after biker was run-over.
December 30, 2008, West Palm Beach, FL (JusticeNewsFlash.com)–Justice motorcycle wreck reporters and Palm Beach County personal injury attorneys alert a biker fatality happened during rush hour on Monday. According to the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP), Jason A. Kent, 28, of St. Petersburg, was riding his 2000 Victory motorcycle north of the Pinellas County line, when he crashed. Witnesses claim when Kent changed lanes, the front of his motorcycle struck the rear of a flat-bed trailer. The trailer was being hauled by a sport utility vehicle or a pickup truck. The impact threw Kent off the motorcycle and a 2002 Winnebago motor home ran him over.
South Florida motorcycle wreck lawyers and bike safety reporters with JusticeNewsFlash.com (JNF) know it is easy to become complacent while riding and neglect to follow even the most basic motorcycle safety tips. Maintaining a safe distance between you and the vehicle infront of you prior to changing lanes can save you and your passengers life. Checking the mirrors is not always enough when changing lanes either. A visual check can reveal a vehicle in a rider’s blind spot. Before every lane change, a rider should perform a full head turn to the left and right to make sure there are no vehicles in his or her blind spot.
JNF bike wreck news correspondents and West Palm Beach bike crash attorneys say the incidence of motorcycle wrecks is increasing. Many bikers and riders flock to Florida to enjoy riding in the pleasant weather and beautiful scenery. Damages and injuries from bike wrecks can be catastrophic. If you or someone you know has been injured in a motorcycle crash you may be entitled to compensation. A Palm Beach bike wreck lawyer may help you and your family recover.
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