Volusia County, FL (August 30, 2021) - A motorcyclist was killed in a crash that took place in Volusia County on Monday, August 30th. The accident took place around 11:45 a.m. on the eastbound entrance ramp to I-4.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a 16-year-old was riding a motorcycle on I-4. At the same time, a 79-year-old man was driving westbound in a sedan. The sedan driver made a left turn in front of the motorcycle, causing the two vehicles to collide. The motorcyclist died at the crash scene. His identity has not been revealed at this time. Police have not said if any charges are expected to be filed.
There is no further information available.
Motorcycle accidents in Florida can be a very dangerous and deadly event for those involved. A motorcycle offers victims very little protection from the force and impact of a crash. Each year, Florida motorcycle accidents claim more than 500 lives and leave thousands of others suffering from serious injuries. Many of these victims will be injured or killed due to the actions of a negligent third-party motorist.
Our most sincere condolences go out to the family who lost their loved one in this Volusia County motorcycle crash.
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