Sometimes I feel like a broken record (for those of you who remember what records are). It seems like every week, or every couple of weeks, I am writing a blog about someone on a motorcycle who was injured in a crash and wasn't wearing a helmet (see my blog post titled "Are you kidding me?" dated August 6, 2009), or about ANOTHER pedestrian who was struck and either seriously injured or killed (see my blog post titled "Pedestrian struck not once, but twice" dated September 15, 2009).
This weekend, the accidents continued for motorcyclists and pedestrians, as several crashes occurred involving both.
Early Sunday morning, at approximately 1:30 a.m., Robert J. Zaper of Seminole was riding his 2001 Suzuki motorcycle northbound on Gulf Blvd. near Boca Ciega Drive in Madeira Beach, when his cycle hit a piece of wood on the curb of the roadway, causing him to be ejected from his cycle.
Pinellas County Sheriff's Office reported that Mr. Zaper was not wearing a helmet at the time of the accident. He was transported to
Additionally, on that Sunday evening at approximately 7:40 p.m., 43 year old Marc Shawn Glasgow of
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Finally, late Saturday night, 38 year old Carlos Hernandez of
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the driver of the vehicle which struck Mr. Hernandez stopped at the scene of the accident (as he/she is required to do under
Enough with these broken records, ok?