Daytona Beach, FL (October 10, 2018) - A motorcyclist died on Tuesday, October 9th after crashing into a van in Daytona Beach. The crash took place on Bill France Boulevard.
According to Daytona Beach police, Juan Antonio Ortiz Capaldo was driving a Yamaha Bike in the southbound lanes of Bill France Boulevard. A car in Capaldo's path attempted to turn left on Concept Court. As the car turned, it collided with Capaldo's motorcycle. Capaldo sustained catastrophic injuries and was pronounced dead on the scene.
The driver of the van did not suffer any injuries in the crash. Police have not identified the driver.
Motorcycle crashes are some of the most deadly accidents that we encounter in our practice. In 2015, there were over 600 reported motorcycle fatalities in the State of Florida. A close examination of the accident scene is required in order to determine who is at fault in a Florida motorcycle accident case. If a motorcyclist is hurt through no fault of their own, they possess the right to bring a claim against the other driver for injuries sustained in the motorcycle crash.
We know that being hurt in any type of accident is a traumatic experience. We want to stand by your every step of the way. At Rubenstein Law, our Florida motorcycle accident attorneys are here to help. Call us today at 1-800 FL-Legal.
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