The woman driving the Buick was uninjured in the accident and Floyd was wearing a helmet at the time. Police have determined that the cause of this accident was reckless driving on Floyd’s part.
Motorcycle Accident Statistics
- In 2010, more than 4,500 people were killed in accidents involving motorcycles in the United States – a slight increase from 4,469 deaths in 2009.
- Motorcyclists are 25 times more likely to be killed in a traffic accident than someone in a passenger car.
- 11 percent of all roadway incidents involve motorcycles.