Two motorcyclists, a driver and passenger were injured in a crash in Clearwater Thursday night.
Clearwater Police and Clearwater Fire & Rescue were called to Belcher Road and Gulf-to-Bay Boulevard just after 9 p.m. to assist with the accident involving a car and two motorcycles.
Both motorcyclists went to Bayfront Health St. Petersburg, along with the 72-year-old driver of the Toyota Prius that was involved.
An 87-year-old passenger in the Prius was taken to Mease Countryside Hospital.
None of the injuries are believed to be life-threatening at this time.
According to police, the motorcycles were travelling westbound on Gulf-to-Bay as the car was attempting to turn left from Gulf-to-Bay onto Belcher.
Both motorcyclists were wearing helmets at the time of the collision.
Motorcycle accidents often result in terrible injuries and in many cases, death. Fortunately, the bikers involved in this crash are not suffering life-threatening injuries, according to reports. It appears that both bikers were wearing helmets at the time of the collision, which is always a good idea because wearing a helmet only adds more protection to riders.
It makes a lot of sense to wear a helmet while riding a motorcycle. In fact, a helmet may save your life or prevent you from suffering a horrible injury in the event of a crash. And, if you happen to be involved in a collision, wearing a helmet will save a significant amount of time and worry connected with resolving any claim arising from the accident since helmet use is associated with a safe, responsible motorcyclists.
If you or someone you love has been hurt in a motorcycle wreck in Clearwater or the surrounding areas, our Tampa Bay Motorcycle Accident Lawyers at Whittel & Melton can meet with you at no charge to discuss your case. Contact us today online or call us at 727-823-0000 to schedule your free consultation.