Orlando, FL (October 16, 2020) - A 27-year-old woman from Orlando was killed after her motorcycle was involved in a crash with another vehicle on Friday. The crash happened around 4:20 a.m. on Percival Road at the intersection of Lake Pickett Road.
According to reports, 22-year-old Kristen Guzman Lijeron was driving southbound on Lake Pickett when, for unknown reasons, she veered into the northbound lanes and struck the driver's side of an SUV driven by a 48-year-old man from Casselberry. A motorcycle then crashed into the back of the SUV following the accident. The female driver of the motorcycle was pronounced dead at the scene. Following the crash, Guzman Lijeron left the scene after receiving a ride from another woman. She was later apprehended and arrested along with the woman who gave her a ride, 22-year-old Jacqueline Solano.
Police are still looking into the accident at this time. There is no further information available.
Motorcycles can be a very dangerous and deadly mode of transportation. According to statistics, motorcycles account for about 3% of all registered motor vehicles. Despite this, they also account for about 15% of all total traffic fatalities in our state. It goes without saying that the dangers of riding a motorcycle can be high. Florida motorcycle accidents can take place at any time and can leave victims and their families suffering in the aftermath.
We wish to extend our condolences to the victim's family following this tragic motorcycle accident in Orlando.
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