A motorcyclist was killed Sunday in a hit-and-run crash in Daytona Beach, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
The crash happened at the intersection of 13th Street and San Jose Boulevard at about 5:10 p.m.
Troopers said the crash involved a motorcycle and a pickup truck.
The motorcyclist died at Halifax Medical Center.
The driver of the pickup fled on foot, according to reports. Witnesses saw the driver of the pickup get into a white passenger car that fled the scene, according to police.
Other motorcyclists have died in crashes in Central Florida since Friday.
Two motorcyclists were killed in a crash near International Speedway Boulevard in Volusia County on Friday.
A fatal motorcycle crash in Volusia County was reported on Saturday.
Thousands of motorcyclists were in Daytona Beach Oct. 21-22 for Biketoberfest.
Drivers who cause motorcycle collisions may experience a moment of panic immediately after when they decide to stay or flee the scene. Those who choose to leave the scene of the crash are are in fact breaking the law and committing a serious crime. In such cases, it is the victim and their family who are burdened with all the expenses of the aftermath of the crash, including costs of hospitalization, rehabilitation and even funeral expenses, lost wages and more. Our Florida Motorcycle Accident Injury Lawyers at Whittel & Melton can help those injured and families of those killed in hit-and-run accidents better understand their legal rights.
If you or a loved on has been injured by a hit-and-run driver, please call us right away to discuss your rights at 866-608-5529 or contact us online. We will fight for your rights and strive to ensure that you receive the justice and compensation you rightfully deserve.