Motorcyclist killed after colliding with SUV at Volusia intersection

A 34-year-old motorcyclist from Ormond Beach was killed on Friday evening after he collided with an SUV that was turning at an intersection in Volusia County.

The fatal accident took place at the intersection of LPGA Boulevard and Derbyshire Road in Daytona Beach on Friday, May 3, at around 5:40 p.m.

According to a report from the Florida Highway Patrol, the motorcycle (2007 Yamaha YZF-R6) was traveling eastbound on LPGA Boulevard, near the intersection of Derbyshire Road, in the left turn lane.

An SUV (2012 Ford Escape) was also traveling westbound on LPGA Boulevard, near the same intersection.

Several witnesses told FHP that the motorcycle was traveling above the posted speed limit on LPGA Boulevard when the SUV began making a left turn onto Derbyshire Road. Moments later, the motorcycle entered the direct path of the SUV and a collision ensued.

The report stated that the front of the motorcycle struck the front of the SUV. After the impact, the motorcyclist was thrown off his vehicle into a nearby parking lot.

The motorcyclist, who was wearing a helmet, sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene. His name was not released by FHP.

The SUV’s driver and sole occupant, a 54-year-old man from Ormond Beach, was transported to a local hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

Due to the crash, the intersection of LPGA Boulevard and Derbyshire Road was temporarily blocked for approximately three hours.

The crash remains under investigation, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Most Popular

11 men nabbed by Orlando police in child predator sting

Nearly a dozen men, ranging in age from 18 to 77, were arrested by the Orlando Police Department as part of a multi-agency investigation targeting suspected child predators.

Orlando motorcyclist killed in hit-and-run crash after car runs stop sign

A 24-year-old Orlando man was killed on Sunday evening after a car ran a stop sign and struck his motorcycle at an intersection in Osceola County.

24-year-old man missing out of Deltona

The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public for help to locate a 24-year-old man who was last seen in Deltona early Sunday afternoon.

Firefighters save cat, dogs from Longwood house fire

A Longwood family and their four pets are safe after a fire destroyed their home on Saturday morning.

Man shot and killed at Winter Garden resort

The Orange County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting incident at a resort in Winter Garden that left one man dead early Sunday morning.

Woman killed, 11-year-old in custody after shooting in Ocoee

An 11-year-old is in custody after the child allegedly shot and killed a relative inside an Ocoee home on Friday morning.
few clouds
82 ° F
84.9 °
79 °
69 %
20 %
93 °
94 °
96 °
100 °
102 °