Merritt Island, FL – Fatal Motorcycle Accident on Cataline Isle DrOrlando Legal News
Merritt Island, FL (October 24, 2020) – Two motorcyclists collided with a vehicle as it attempted to make a turn on Thursday, October 22nd in Brevard County.
As stated by troopers from the Florida Highway Patrol, eyewitnesses reported seeing two motorcycle riders stopped for a red light at the intersection of Catalina Isle Drive and Courtenay Parkway at about 4:00 p.m. Both riders then traveled along Courtenay Parkway after the light changed and ultimately collided with a sedan that was making a lefthand turn into a parking lot.
Emergency medical personnel on the scene reported that one of the bikers, a 22-year-old male from Jacksonville, was pronounced dead at the scene. The other motorcyclist was transported via ambulance to a nearby hospital, reportedly in critical condition.
Both men were wearing their helmets at the time the accident occurred.
The driver of the sedan, a 61-year-old woman, sustained injuries that were classified as non-life-threatening.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Motorcycle Accidents on Merritt Island
In the state of Florida, 600 motorcyclists were killed during traffic accidents in 2016. About 200 of these fatal accidents involved a single motorcycle while the remaining 400 involved at least one additional vehicle. The majority of these collisions, almost 70%, were head-on or “wrong way” collisions.
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