A pedestrian died after being hit by a motorcycle on Cape Coral Parkway on Friday night. The motorcyclist suffered critical injuries.

The pedestrian — 60-year-old Joseph Dellifranci — was hit by a motorcycle while he was crossing the road. He was pronounced dead at the hospital. The motorcyclist was thrown from the bike and suffered life-threatening injuries. The motorcycle struck a truck and injured the truck driver.

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Motorcycle accidents and pedestrian deaths are, unfortunately, common topics of this blog. However, rarely do we see crashes where motorcyclists strike and kill pedestrians.

Pedestrians can follow these safety tips to reduce the number of fatalities. This safety booklet provides information to help improve motorcycle safety.

At Bernardo Injury Law, we have experience working with pedestrian and motorcycle accidents. Contact us at (239) 332-3000 or toll free at 888-428-8943, email us at gethelp@injuryinfo.org or visit our website at injuryinfo.org.