Category Archives: Spinal Cord Injuries

Fatal Motorcycle Accident Reported in Osceola County Florida

Florida is a popular state for motorcyclists given the year-round sunshine and warm temperatures. Unfortunately, Florida also ranks as one of the deadliest states in regards to fatal motorcycle accident crashes each year. In rural eastern Osceola County a motorcyclist died after riding into a trailer pulled by an RV. The 59-year-old deceased man was from DeLand, but his identity was not released because the next-of-kin had not been notified. According to the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP), the accident occurred on U.S. Highway 192, east of Hibiscus Road. The motorcycle fell over after it struck the rear of the trailer, … Continue reading

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Former Motocross Champion Raising Money for Spinal Cord Injury Research

Former motocross champion Jimmy Button and his trainer will be cycling from San Diego, California to Daytona Beach, Florida – a journey of over 2,400 miles – in 2011 to raise awareness and money for spinal cord injury research. Button suffered a paralyzing injury to his spinal cord during a practice crash at the San Diego Supercross 10 years ago. He is one of a very few spinal cord injury victims to make a complete recovery. Button’s goal is to raise $1 million to be donated to the University of California-Irvine Reeves Irvine Research Center in California to fund spine … Continue reading

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