News: Motorcycle rider dies following accident on road in Lakeland

LAKELAND, FL – A motorcycle rider died after driving off a road and crashing in Polk County late Saturday night, state troopers said.


According to the Daily Ridge , 45-year-old Michael Andrew Molinaro of Lakeland was driving a Suzuki GSXR motorcycle on East Edgewood Drive in Lakeland when the accident occurred at about 11:55 p.m. The Florida Highway Patrol said Molinaro lost control of his motorcycle while trying to make a left turn onto Lakeland Highlands Road. The bike struck a curb, went off the road and crashed into a tree.


Efforts by police and rescue crews to save Molinaro were unsuccessful, and he was pronounced dead at the scene. The area was shut down to traffic for about four hours for the crash investigation.



Any motorcycle wrecks and crashes can be catastrophic because riders are so vulnerable to serious injuries and fatalities. If you have been injured or lost a loved one in a motorcycle crash, contact a Polk County Motorcycle Accident Lawyer at Kemp, Ruge and Green who can provide guidance on your legal options. Our skilled legal team is dedicated to helping accident victims fight for the compensation they need to recover. Call us today at 727-645-0769 or respond in our online chat to request your free consultation.

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