fatal motorcycle crash
Accident investigators with the Florida Highway Patrol say that a motorcyclist was killed on Interstate 4 recently when his bike was struck from behind by a passenger vehicle. Troopers say that the victim, a 34-year-old St. Petersburg man, was traveling westbound on I-4 near mile marker 73 in Orlando when a vehicle driven by a 23-year-old Orlando man came from behind him in the outside lane and struck the back of his motorcycle without slowing down. They say that the rider was struck from behind by the right fender of the car.
Florida Highway Patrol troopers are investigating a recent fatal motorcycle accident near Apopka that killed a 52-year-old man. Troopers say that the man was riding a Yamaha motorcycle southbound on Orange Blossom Trail near Overland Road when a car turned left in front of him and cut him off. They say that the accident occurred around 11 p.m. at the intersection of S. Orange Blossom Trail and Overland Road when a northbound Nissan Sentra attempted to make a left turn onto Overland Road from S. Orange Blossom Trail.
Kissimmee police accident investigators have revealed few details about a fatal motorcycle accident in Kissimmee but have said that their investigation is ongoing and charges are pending. Troopers report that the accident occurred around 4:45 p.m. on March 10 when a motorcyclist collided with a vehicle at the intersection of East Vine Street and Michigan Avenue. The victim was a 38-year-old Kissimmee man who was a member of the FLNY Ryderz motorcycle club. The accident closed the westbound lanes of Vine Street for several hours after the accident while investigators with the Traffic Homicide unit reconstructed the accident and debris was cleared from the scene.