Category: motorcycle accident

New Port Richey motorcyclist dies in crash

A 36- year-old motorcyclist was killed after he veered off Cecilia Drive and crashed Friday afternoon, police said. Luis R. Torres of New Port Richey was westbound nearGreenwood Street when, for an unknown reason, his 2008 Suzuki GSXR-1000 went off theroad and crashed into a parked car at about 4:20 p.m., according to New Port

1 dead in motorcycle crash

The pedestrian was hit by a motorcyclist with a long history of traffic violations.SPRING HILL- A Spring Hill motorcyclist with three DUI charges on his driving record hit and killed a female pedestrian Thursday morning when he sped through a red light on Spring Hill Drive, authorities say. Investigators had not been able to identify

1 killed when motorcycle strikes UPS truck

A motorcyclist died Tuesday after rear-ending a United Postal Services truck along Gunnery Road near Fourth Street Southwest in Lehigh Acres. Gerardo Perez Jr., of Lehigh Acres, died at the scene, according to Lee County Sheriff’s Office reports. The UPS truck was traveling north on Gunnery Road,approaching Fourth Street Southwest, when a 2003 Kawasaki hit

3 injured in crash on Interstate 275

One motorcyclist crashed Tuesday on Interstate 275 after turning around to watch another motorcyclist who had rammed the back of a car, the Florida Highway Patrol said. The result? Minor injuries for all drivers – and a 45-minute shutdown of allsouthbound lanes near the Pasco-Hillsborough county line. The two motorcyclistswere driving south on I-275 at

Motorcyclist hurt in wreck

NORTH PORT- A motorcyclist suffered serious head injuries after a Sunday wreck, authorities said. Shortly before midnight Sunday, Jamey Lee Peyton of the 8500 block of Amberjack Circle was thrown from a 2003 Yamaha while driving east on East Price Boulevard near Orlando Boulevard. North Port Police say neither alcohol nor speed were factors. Paramedics

Biker dies after crashing into mailbox

A 29-year-old Port Orange man speeding through a residential neighborhood to work just after7 a.m. Tuesday was killed after he lost control of his motorcycle and crashed into a mailbox,South Daytona police said. Stephen Picard was heading north on Anastasia Drive at anestimated 60 mph when he lost control of his 2005 Suzuki sport bike

Police: Car runs red light, kills man

VOLUSIA COUNTYPolice: Car runs red light, kills manA 56-year-old Port Orange motorcyclist was killed Sunday when a car ran a stoplight nearDaytona Beach and drove into his path, the Florida Highway Patrol said. William LeeHughes was northbound on Tomoka Farms Road about 3:35p.m. when a 2007 Chevroletdriven by Lakecia Harris, 31, of DeLand, ran the

Police: Car runs red light, kills man

VOLUSIA COUNTYPolice: Car runs red light, kills manA 56-year-old Port Orange motorcyclist was killed Sunday when a car ran a stoplight nearDaytona Beach and drove into his path, the Florida Highway Patrol said. William LeeHughes was northbound on Tomoka Farms Road about 3:35p.m. when a 2007 Chevroletdriven by Lakecia Harris, 31, of DeLand, ran the

Biker, driver are killed in crashes

ORANGE COUNTYBiker, driver are killed in crashesThe Florida Highway Patrol is investigating the deaths of a motorcyclist and a driver in separate crashes Tuesday night. The first death occurred shortly before 8:30p.m. when a motorcyclist struck the back of a Ford pickup that pulled out in front of it on Colonial Drive near Grayson Drive,

Vernon woman among Panama City crash injuries

Vernon woman among Panama City crash injuriesBy Felicia KitzmillerFlorida Freedom Newspapers PANAMA CITY BEACH- Two people were seriously injured in a multi-vehicle wreck at the intersection of Back Beach Road and Hills Road early Thursday morning. According to a crash report from the Panama City Beach Police Department, Jamison Thomas-Earl Wood was intoxicated when he