Bike Week is upon us right now, and there are many visitors who are making the most of the festivities. With more people in town and more vehicles on the road, there are added dangers of which all motorists need to be aware. If you or someone that you care about has been harmed in a motor vehicle collision, a personal injury attorney will help you following a serious injury accident. The team at our firm will be here for you in your time of legal need.
Right now, we want to focus on one of the accidents that took the life of one motorcyclist who was more than likely in town for Bike Week.
More Than 1 Million People Expected During Bike Week
So many visitors come to the Daytona Beach area during Bike Week that it can be overwhelming. A report by First Coast News last week estimated that there may be as many as 1.5 million visitors this year, which is a staggering number to consider.
Information on a Fatal Motorcycle Accident Related to Bike Week
Over the weekend, 58-year-old motorcyclist Christopher Converse died in a fatal auto accident with a car. Converse was from Warrensburg, New York though he lived part-time in Port Orange. The driver of the other vehicle was not hurt.
According to The Orlando Sentinel, the fatal motorcycle accident occurred on Saturday at 8:20pm on the 3800 block of Clyde Morris Boulevard.
The Investigation Continues
Police ask that anyone who witnessed the fatal accident in Port Orange contact local authorities with their information. This will assist with the investigation as it moves forward.
As the investigation of this tragic accident continues, we simply want to stress that visiting motorcyclists and local motorists be careful and responsible while they are on the road. If you are the victim of an accident during Bike Week, we will be able to help you.
How Our Legal Team Can Help You
Our motorcycle accident attorneys can help you following incidents at Bike Week by fighting tenaciously for you and your rights each step of the way. We are well-versed in state and local traffic laws and will use all of our legal know-how to ensure that your case is heard. Our goal is to help you receive just compensation for any losses or injuries sustained.
Assistance for Injury Victims and Loved Ones from Out of Town
Since there are so many people visiting from out of town for Bike Week, we remain accommodating to these clients given their circumstances. We accept referrals for out-of-town clients and will also help by covering various fees associated with being an out-of-town client.
Where you're from isn't important to us; what is important to us is making sure that you are compensated for your injuries and losses if you are harmed as a result of another person's negligence or recklessness.
Learn More About Your Legal Rights Following a Bike Week Accident
If you would like to learn more about all of your legal rights following a motorcycle accident and what your options are with regard to litigation, be sure to contact our Central Florida personal injury attorneys today. The entire team here looks forward to meeting you in person and helping you in your time of legal need.