fatal Howey-in-the-Hills motorcycle accident
Two motorcyclists are dead after being struck by a car driven by an elderly driver in Howey-in-the-Hills in Lake County. According to Cpl. Richard Roman of the Howey-in-the-Hills Police Department, the accident occurred around 2:30 p.m. on State Road 19 near Savage Circle. Roman reports that the victims were riding with a group of four motorcycles when the driver crossed over the centerline and struck them head-on. He said that the group of riders was northbound on S.R. 19 when the elderly driver, age and address unknown, drove her Toyota sedan into their lane and sideswiped one of the riders before striking another motorcycle head-on.