Motorcycle Rider Critically Injured In South Indian River Drive Crash In Fort Pierce
FORT PIERCE — A 32-year-old motorcycle rider sustained critical injuries after a traffic crash on South Indian River Drive, a Fort Pierce police spokesperson said.
The crash happened in the 3000 block of South Indian River Drive, said Mike Jachles, police spokesperson.
The motorcycle rider, a Vero Beach man, was southbound passing a car, Jachles said. He was in the opposite lane and collided with a northbound 2018 Jeep Renegade driven by a 61-year-old local woman who wasn’t injured.
There are double yellow lines in the area, Jachles said. The motorcycle rider was not wearing a helmet, Jachles said.
He was taken to Lawnwood Regional Medical Center & Heart Institute in Fort Pierce with critical injuries, Jachles said.
The names of the drivers were not released at the time of this report.
Attorney Jason Weisser of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck responded to this accident. “It is so important to be aware of motorcyclists on the road because of the severity of their injuries in accidents. There was a public service campaign that encouraged drivers to look left, right and left again just to provide added protection to motorcyclists. If you were injured in an accident and want to discuss your rights, please contact my office for a free consolation”.
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