A man driving a motorcycle rear-ended a sport utility vehicle (SUV) in St. Johns County yesterday. The auto accident happened on U.S. 1 North of St. Augustine, Florida.
The driver of the motorcycle was flown by lifeflight helicopter to Shands Jacksonville Medical Center. His passenger also sufferred personal injuries; however not as severe.
Collisions between motorcycles and vehicles often result in catastrophic injuries to the motorcyclist and any passengers. Of course, motorcycles do not have seatbelts and the riders are usually thrown far from the collision only compounding their personal injuries. Although wearing a helmet is not longer required by law in Florida, doing so can prevent serious brain injury, spinal injury or death.
If you have questions about a motorcycle accident, please contact our Jacksonville and St. Augustine motorcyle accident lawyers.