20-year-old Altamonte Springs man ejected, killed riding dirt bike without lights

A 20-year-old Altamonte Springs man riding a dirt bike without lights was killed on SR 15A on Thursday evening after he was ejected from his motorcycle by a turning vehicle.

The accident took place on Thursday, May 27, around 10:30 p.m., near the intersection of State Road 15A and Euclid Avenue in Volusia County.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the man was traveling northbound on State Road 15A in the outside lane on a Honda dirt bike, when a 2007 Toyota Corolla being driven southbound made a left turn and struck the bike.

The motorcyclist was ejected and transported to AdventHealth Deland where he was pronounced deceased.

The driver of the Corolla, a 36-year-old Deland man, was transported to the hospital with serious injuries. His passenger, a 26-year-old Deland man, was uninjured.

The report indicates that the dirt bike had no lights equipped and that the driver did not see the bike before turning.

Most Popular

57-year-old arrested for stabbing homeless man over cologne bottle

A 57-year-old man was arrested and charged with attempted murder for allegedly attacking and stabbing a homeless man near an encampment that he claims stole cologne from him.

61-year-old man killed after crashing into tree off I-10

A 61-year-old Melbourne man was killed after his vehicle exited Interstate 10 and collided head-on with a large tree.

Police respond to Deltona High School after 911 caller reports gunshots

Over 50 Volusia County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a call regarding gunshots heard at Deltona High School this morning.

Orange County employees donate over $825,000 to local United Way

Orange County employees raised over $825,000 to benefit the local chapter of United Way.

Orlando restaurant in Yelp’s top 100 fails third health inspection since May

An Orlando restaurant that was ranked among Yelp's top 100 restaurants in the state of Florida for 2022, was forced to temporarily close its doors for the third time this year after an inspector cited multiple food health code violations.

Orlando man identified as victim in fatal shooting

The Orange County Sheriff's Office has identified a 57-year-old man who was the victim of a fatal shooting in east Orlando last week.
Orlando
scattered clouds
63.4 ° F
64.5 °
61.8 °
96 %
1.6mph
40 %
Wed
81 °
Thu
81 °
Fri
80 °
Sat
79 °
Sun
79 °