On Saturday evening, a motorcycle accident on Bayside Bridge in Clearwater, Florida injured five people. The motorcycle crash occurred around 11pm and involved four motorcycles. A report released by the Florida Highway Patrol states that the motorcycles were traveling south on Bayside Bridge when one of the motorcycles started to brake and caused the other cyclists to collide because they could not stop in time.
Four drivers and one passenger were thrown from their vehicles and slid several hundred feet across the bridge. Two of the bikers were seriously injured. All of the motorcycle accident victims were transported to Bayfront Medical Center for treatment. Authorities are investigating the crash and charges are pending.
Accidents involving motorcycles, cars, trucks, SUVS, and other vehicles can have life-altering effects for those involved. Injuries can include paralysis, burns, broken or crushed bones, head injuries, and even death.
Motorcycles crash on Bayside Bridge, MyFoxTampaBay.com, June 21, 2009
5 people injuried in motorcycle accident, ABCActionNews.com, June 21, 2009
Contact a South Florida personal injury lawyer if you or a loved one has been injured on the road.