Volusia County, FL (February 10, 2021) - Two people died following a crash between a van and a motorcycle on Wednesday in Volusia County. The accident took place at approximately 6:30 p.m. along State Road 44 near New Smyrna Beach.
According to officials, a 78-year-old man from Titusville was driving a van on SR 44 when he crashed into the back of a motorcycle. The motorcycle driver, a 69-year-old man from Edgewater died at the crash scene. The 78-year-old man was initially walking around and conscious following the crash, however, he later suffered a medical episode at the scene and died as a result. The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating the accident its cause at this time. No one involved in the collision has been identified.
There is no further information available.
Florida is one of the most dangerous states in the nation for motorists. According to statistics, a fatal crash takes place on our roadways about once every three hours. While we often take our safety for granted while in a motor vehicle, motorists should always be aware of their surroundings and should follow all reasonable safety precautions and guidelines in order to minimize the risk of a crash occurring.
We wish to extend our most condolences to the victim's family following this fatal accident in Volusia County.
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