Two Palm Harbor Residents Killed in Motorcycle Crash

June 12, 2012 | Attorney, Matthew Dolman
Two Palm Harbor Residents Killed in Motorcycle Crash Palm Harbor resident Angelica Lee Hall, 18, was riding on the back of a motorcycle that was involved in a fatal crash on Thursday morning around 10 a.m. This was the second time she was in a serious Pinellas County motorcycle accident during a time span of less than two months. In both occurrences, Shay Daniel Lydon, 20, also a resident of Palm Harbor, was the driver. About six weeks ago, the teen and the same driver were in a motorcycle accident that occurred on Curlew Road in Dunedin. Lydon was driving a Geo Prism and cut into the direct path of a Dodge Ram truck that was headed eastbound on Curlew Road around 8 a.m. on March 30. According to Pinellas County Sheriff's Office, the crash was so severe that Hall had to be extricated from the vehicle. She was airlifted to Bayfront Medical Center with life threatening injuries. Lydon was transported by ambulance to a hospital. Last Thursday Lydon's Yamaha motorcycle was riding northbound on Belcher Road and ran through a red light at the busy intersection of Belleair Road. The motorcycle drove right into the path of a Toyota which was traveling westbound on Belleair Road. Hall and Lydon were both ejected from the bike. Neither of them was wearing a helmet, according to police. Lydon was airlifted to St. Pete's Bayfront Medical Center, where he later died from the injuries he sustained. Hall was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. The driver of the Toyota, Charles Manning, 62, of Russellville, Ark. was also transported to Bayfront Medical Center and remains in serious condition. The passenger in the Toyota, Patricia Muth, 70, of Clearwater, also suffered from numerous injuries and was taken to Bayfront Medical Center where she is in serious condition. Fortunately, Manning and Muth were both wearing seat belts. Police say alcohol is not believed to be a factor in the crash. If you have suffered from injuries in Florida as a result of a motorcycle accident, contact Dolman Law Group Accident Injury Lawyers, PA for a competent Florida injury law attorney who is available to speak with you today. We offer a free consultation and will gladly explain how Florida no-fault insurance works, the facts of your accident and scope of our representation. For more information, please call Dolman Law Group Accident Injury Lawyers, PA at: (727) 451-6900 or email us at: [email protected]


Matthew Dolman

Personal Injury Lawyer

This article was written and reviewed by Matthew Dolman. Matt has been a practicing civil trial, personal injury, products liability, and mass tort lawyer since 2004. He has successfully fought for more than 11,000 injured clients and acted as lead counsel in more than 1,000 lawsuits. Always on the cutting edge of personal injury law, Matt is actively engaged in complex legal matters, including Suboxone, AFFF, and Ozempic lawsuits.  Matt is a lifetime member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum for resolving individual cases in excess of $1 million and $2 million, respectively. He has also been selected by his colleagues as a Florida Superlawyer and as a member of Florida’s Legal Elite on multiple occasions. Further, Matt has been quoted in the media numerous times and is a sought-after speaker on a variety of legal issues and topics.

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