Poinciana, FL - Motorcyclist Killed in Accident on N. Poinciana Blvd. at Calypso Cay Way
Poinciana, FL (April 15, 2023) - An Orlando man died in a motorcycle crash on Saturday afternoon near Poinciana. The crash took place on North Poinciana Boulevard near Calypso Cay Way.
Officials say that a 64-year-old Miramar man was driving a Toyota Corolla southbound on North Poinciana. At the same time, the motorcyclist, a 56-year-old man, was coming from the opposite direction. The Corolla attempted a left turn and entered the path of the motorcycle, causing a crash. The rider was ejected from his bike. He was taken to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. A passenger in the Corolla was treated for non-life-threatening injuries.
The accident remains under investigation.
No further information is available.
Motorcycle collisions in Florida are highly likely to lead to death or serious injuries for the victim. The reason seems obvious: motorcycles provide almost no protection in the event of this accident. According to statistics, about 80% of riders are injured or killed in Florida motorcycle accidents every year.
We would like to offer our condolences to the victim's family following this fatal crash in Poinciana.
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