Palm Coast, FL (May 26, 2021) - A 44-year-old man from Palm Coast was killed in a crash involving an SUV and his motorcycle on Wednesday morning. The accident happened on Old Dixie Highway near the intersection with I-95.
According to initial reports, a 68-year-old woman from Ponte Vedra and the motorcyclist were traveling in the same direction when the two vehicles collided with one another. Sheriff's deputies arrived at the scene and found the motorcyclist lying in the roadway suffering from serious injuries. The man was later pronounced by rescue workers at the scene. The 68-year-old woman was not hurt in the crash. The cause of the accident has not been determined.
An investigation is ongoing.
More than 500 people, on average, lost their lives in Florida motorcycle accidents each year. Motorcycle crashes in Florida are some of the most devastating and dangerous collisions that we see on our roadways. Motorcycles offer little protection from the force and impact of an accident and these collisions can quickly turn catastrophic.
Our condolences are with the victim's family following this tragic motorcycle collision in Palm Coast.
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