Articles Posted in Motorcycle Accidents

PINELLAS COUNTY, FL – State troopers said a man died in a motorcycle crash in Pinellas County on Thursday night, WLFA reports.

The victim was a 19-year-old man from Largo.  According to the Florida Highway Patrol, he was riding his motorcycle west on Roosevelt Boulevard at about 9:20 p.m. when he failed to negotiate a curve and lost control on the exit ramp to Ulmerton Road.  The motorcycle went off the roadway and then off an overpass, and the rider was ejected from the bike.

The motorcyclist was pronounced dead after being transported to an area hospital.

LAKE COUNTY, FL – A man died after his motorcycle was involved in a collision with an SUV in Lake County Wednesday afternoon, according to WKMG.

The Florida Highway Patrol said the vehicles crashed on U.S. Highway 27 at Green Cove Boulevard at 2:47 p.m.  The FHP said a woman was driving an SUV south on U.S. 27 when she tried to make a left turn onto Green Cove Boulevard.  The SUV entered the path of the northbound motorcyclist and struck the bike.

The motorcycle rider, a 51-year-old man from Clermont, was pronounced dead after being taken to an area hospital.  The driver of the SUV, a 51-year-old Clermont woman, was not injured and stayed at the scene.

NEW PORT RICHEY, FL – The Florida Highway Patrol said a car and a motorcycle were involved in a deadly collision in Pasco County on Monday morning.

According to the Tampa Bay Times, the incident took place at the intersection of Broadmoor Road and Rowan Road at about 11:15 a.m.

The FHP said a 24-year-old New Port Richey man was driving a sedan east on Broadmoor Drive when he turned into the intersection and struck a motorcycle that was going south on Rowan Road.

OCALA, FL – Ocala police are investigating an accident last week that left a motorcycle rider dead, the Ocala StarBanner reports.

The crash involving a motorcycle and a pickup truck occurred on Southwest 19th Avenue Road near 24th Avenue Tuesday night at about 8 p.m.

Investigators said the driver of a Ford F-150 pickup truck was headed east on Southwest 19th Avenue Road and entered the left lane to turn into a driveway for shopping and restaurants. The operator of a Suzuki motorcycle was going west in an inside lane and the vehicles collided, with the bike ending up underneath the pickup.

LEESBURG, FL – A Leesburg man is facing charges over a fatal hit-and-run incident that occurred last month, according to the Villages-News.

59-year-old Lloyd Douglas Walters has been charged with leaving the scene of a crash, driving under the influence manslaughter, and no valid driver’s license.

Authorities said Walters was driving a Jeep Grand Cherokee west on State Road 44 near Morse Boulevard when he changed lanes and collided with a westbound Suzuki motorcycle.

HERNANDO COUNTY, FL – A motorcycle and a sport utility vehicle were involved in a deadly collision in Hernando County last week, the Florida Highway Patrol reported.

According to the Citrus County Chronicle, the incident took place Friday night at the intersection of County Road 486 and North Farima Avenue.

The FHP said a 75-year-old Beverly Hills woman was driving an SUV north and stopped for a stop sign.  When she tried to make a left turn she entered the path of the eastbound motorcycle, which crashed into the back of the SUV.

MARION COUNTY, FL – State troopers said a motorcyclist was killed in a crash in Marion County on Monday afternoon.

A report by WKMG states that the collision occurred in the vicinity of County Road 484 and County Road 467.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the motorcycle rider was headed east along County Road 484.  As he turned to make a left onto County Road 467 at about 2:10 p.m, the motorcycle entered the path of a westbound sedan and the vehicles collided.

PASCO COUNTY, FL – A multi-vehicle accident in Pasco County left a motorcycle rider dead, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

According to a report by WFLA, the incident happened Sunday night on Interstate 75 near Blanton Road in Dade City at about 6:35 p.m.

The FHP said a 75-year-old motorcyclist was trying to merge from the I-75 entrance ramp and collided with a sedan in the right lane.  The motorcycle kept going into the center lane and was hit by a pickup truck.

ORANGE COUNTY, FL – The Florida Highway Patrol said it is searching for the driver involved in a crash in Orange County that left a motorcyclist dead.

According to WKMG, the incident occurred Thursday morning on State Road 520 near State Road 528 at about 5:20 a.m.  The FHP said the driver of a BMW was headed west in an eastbound lane of State Road 520.

The car struck the front of a motorcycle and the rider was ejected from the bike.  The motorcyclist was declared dead at the scene.

INDIAN SHORES, FL – A man died after he lost control of his motorcycle and crashed in Pinellas County Thursday night, WFLA reported.

The accident happened in the City of Indian Shores in the area of Gulf Boulevard and Park Boulevard Bridge.  According to the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office, 45-year-old Kevin Meade was riding a 2004 Harley Davidson motorcycle westbound at a high rate of speed and crashed into a guard rail.

Meade was ejected from the bike and was pronounced dead at the scene.

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