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Why Was Roosevelt Bridge Partially Closed on Sunday?

If you live in Stuart, you may have noticed that the two Southbound lanes of Roosevelt lane were closed for part of the weekend. At about 5 p.m. on Sunday, the Stuart Police responded to a traffic accident involving a motorcycle and a truck.

According to the police department’s official Facebook page, the motorcyclist was airlifted to Lawnwood Regional Medical Center and Heart Institute. Local police are investigating the accident, but neither the truck driver nor the injured motorcyclist has been identified.

The cause of the accident has not been confirmed, but TC Palm accompanied its information about the accident with an informative video about aggressive driving and road rage. The publication also shared stats that aggressive actions are a factor in up to 56% of fatal crashes.

Aggressive driving includes behaviors like tailgating, weaving in and out of traffic, illegal passing, and more.

For additional information on distracted driving, visit our blog about the subject.

You can also read the blog below to keep yourself safe from road rage:

Five Tips to Avoid the Dangers of Road Rage.

Unfortunately, the crash we’ve described above is not the first tragedy near Roosevelt Bridge. In 2017, a fatal motorcycle accident occurred just north of the bridge, claiming the life of a 27-year-old motorcyclist.

If you have been injured by or lost a loved one to aggressive driving or a road rage incident, please contact Lauri J. Goldstein & Associates, PLLC today.

Our attorneys also handle truck accidents and motorcycle accidents, so don’t hesitate to reach out if you have been injured on Roosevelt Bridge or this Sunday’s situation sounds familiar to you.

We can be reached 24/7 at (866) 675-4427 and offer free consultations. Call us today to pursue justice.