Deputies are looking into a Tampa car accident that has claimed the life of a local man. Thomas James Nott, a 22 year old man from Tampa, was killed while driving his 2006 Yamaha motorcycle in Odessa at about 2:15 a.m. Sunday morning. The motorcyclist was driving southbound on Crawley Road when he lost control while attempting to brake around a curve. Nott slammed into a tree and landed in a culvert. He was pronounced dead at the scene. He was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.
The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office is still investigating the cause of the accident. It is unknown if drugs or alcohol played a role in the death. According to authorities, an autopsy is being conducted.
If you are ever involved in a Tampa car accident, be sure to contact a local Tampa personal injury lawyer immediately. Time is of the essence. A lawyer experienced in personal injury cases can review your situation and let you know of your options. If the accident was not your fault, you may be able to receive compensation for your injuries, as well as for your pain and suffering.