Daytona Beach, FL (March 15, 2021) - A 39-year-old woman from New Hampshire was killed in a motorcycle crash in Daytona Beach on Sunday morning. The collision happened around 5:30 a.m. on International Speedway Boulevard near U.S. Highway 92.
According to officers, the woman was New Hampshire was riding a 2013 Harley Davidson Softail in the far right lane of the roadway traveling eastbound. At the same time, a 2000 Toyota RAV4 was also traveling eastbound on International Speedway Boulevard. The driver failed to slow down and collided with the rear of the motorcycle. The woman, who was a passenger on the bike, died at the scene. The 18-year-old driver of the motorcycle was taken to a hospital with serious injuries.
The driver of the Toyota remained at the crash scene. Officers drew the driver's blood after noting signs of impairment. At this time, there is no word on potential charges. An investigation is ongoing.
Motorcycle accidents in Florida frequently result in serious and tragic outcomes as we see in this Hudson motorcycle crash. The most recent statistics indicate that over 80 percent of all Florida motorcycle accidents result in injury with more than 500 motorcycle riders killed in our state every year. Motorcycle fatalities account for about 15 percent of all traffic-related deaths on Florida's roadways every year.
We wish to offer our condolences to the victim's family following this tragic motorcycle crash in Daytona Beach.
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