Naples, FL (October 10, 2019) - One man is dead and another is in critical condition following a crash between a car and a motorcycle in Naples. The accident took place on Thursday, October 10th at US 41 and Seminole Lakes Boulevard.
According to officials, 19-year-old Bryon Dawson was driving a 2008 Kawasaki motorcycle when he collided with a 2011 Hyundai. The Hyundai was driven by 76-year-old Charles Chapman of Punta Gorda. Chapman's Hyundai overturned, trapping him inside. Rescue workers arrived on scene and Chapman was pronounced dead from his injuries. Dawson was taken to Lee Memorial Hospital, where he is listed in critical condition.
An investigation into the crash is ongoing and no additional details have been released at this time.
We are saddened to hear of this tragic crash in Naples and our condolences go out to the family of Charles Chapman. We also hope that Bryon Dawson is able to recover from his injuries.
Fatal car accidents take place in Florida about every three hours. When a fatal car accident occurs, there are often many more questions than answers. The question of how the crash occurred must be determined by investigators who will take a careful look at the scene and attempt to determine which driver was responsible.
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