2 People Die After Motorcycle and Bicycle Collide on Bayshore Boulevard

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Erik Abrahamson, J.D. April 07, 2020

Tampa, FL (4/4/2020) – A crash between a motorcycle and a bicycle killed two people on Saturday morning in Tampa. The crash happened around 11:30 a.m. on Bayshore Boulevard near Rome Avenue.

The Tampa Police Department says that three motorcycles were driving north on Bayshore Boulevard when a bicyclist tried to cross the street at a crosswalk at Rome Avenue. One of the motorcyclists hit the bicycle, ejecting both riders from their vehicles. The 30-year-old motorcyclist, whose name hasn’t been released, died at the scene. Emergency responders rushed the 50-year-old bicyclist to the hospital where they later died from their injuries.

A witness states that the three motorcyclists were speeding at the time of the crash, but Tampa police are still investigating the cause of the motorcycle accident.

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Our hearts go out to all of those impacted by this tragedy. Bicycle accidents like this one occur far too often in Florida. It’s essential that accidents be thoroughly investigated so that the cause of the collision can be understood, and the responsible party can be identified and, if warranted, held accountable.

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Source: Bay News 9