PINELLAS PARK, FL – A moped rider was rushed to the hospital Tuesday morning following a collision with a car in Pinellas Park, WFLA reports.
The incident occurred in the area of 62nd Avenue and 39th Street at about 6:30 a.m. Police said the driver of a Nissan hit the moped, leaving the rider with serious injuries.
Both vehicles stayed at the scene, according to police.
The intersection was shut down to traffic for several hours while authorities investigated the accident.
The use of motorized scooters and mopeds in Florida is on the rise, and unfortunately, the number of accidents resulting from the use of these is increasing too. Riders are frequently injured when they collide with cars, trucks, trees, telephone poles and other road hazards. If you’ve been hurt while riding a motorized scooter or moped, the Pinellas Park Personal Injury attorneys at Kemp, Ruge & Green will help you on a contingency-fee basis. You will not be charged unless you win a settlement for your injuries. You can request a free consultation to discuss your case by calling us at 727-835-8327 or responding in our online chat box.
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