Jacksonville, FL (January 28, 2021) - A motorcyclist was killed in a crash that took place on Atlantic Boulevard. The accident happened on Wednesday, January 27th at the intersection with University Boulevard.
The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office responded to the scene. According to officials, a motorcycle and two cars were involved in the crash. The motorcyclist, a woman in her 20s, died at the accident scene. There were no other injuries reported. The drivers of the two vehicles remained at the scene and cooperated with investigators. There is no information on the events leading up to the crash at this time. All lanes of Atlantic Boulevard were shut down for several hours while investigators worked at the scene. Motorists were advised to find alternate routes.
No further details have been released.
It is not uncommon to see many people riding motorcycles throughout our state. With year-round temperate weather, a motorcycle is a popular choice for transportation as well. Motorcycles account for about 5% of all registered motor vehicles in Florida. They also account for about 15% of all traffic fatalities. There is no way to understate the dangers that accompany riding a motorcycle. Riders must always be vigilant and aware of their surroundings.
Our condolences go out to the victim's family after the fatal motorcycle crash in Jacksonville.
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