Orlando motorcyclist dies after crashing into turning car

A 21-year-old Orlando man was killed on Tuesday night after his motorcycle struck a car that turned into his path.

The fatal accident occurred at around 9:50 p.m. on Tuesday, May 21, at the intersection of Oak Ridge Road and Texas Avenue in Orlando.

According to a report from the Florida Highway Patrol, a 2009 Acura RL was traveling eastbound in the left turn lane on Oak Ridge Road, near the intersection of Texas Avenue.

At the same time, a 2023 Honda motorcycle was heading westbound on Oak Ridge Road, east of the Texas Avenue intersection, in the inside travel lane.

FHP stated that the driver of the Acura, a 28-year-old Orlando man, proceeded to make a left turn at the intersection. During that turn, the car traveled directly in the path of the motorcycle, and a collision ensued.

According to the report, the front left section of the Acura struck the front of the motorcycle.  

The motorcyclist was transported to Orlando Regional Medical Center, where he was pronounced deceased. The report stated that he was wearing a helmet at the time of the accident.

The driver and sole occupant of the Acura was not injured.

An FHP trooper noted in the report that the fatal crash remains under investigation.

Most Popular

Motorcyclist dies after striking guardrail on SR 408

A 27-year-old Orlando man died on Friday afternoon after his motorcycle struck a guardrail on State Road 408 in Orange County.

Disney’s new Princess and the Frog ride opens this month

Walt Disney World’s new ride based on the animated film "The Princess and the Frog" is set to open in two weeks.

Suspect ID’d in fatal shooting of bicyclist in Osceola County

The Osceola County Sheriff’s Office has identified the suspected gunman in a fatal shooting that claimed the life of a bicyclist on Wednesday afternoon.

Zach Bryan’s Quittin Time Tour comes to Orlando in July

Country singer-songwriter Zach Bryan's latest tour will be making a stop in Orlando next month, and tickets are still available.

Kissimmee auto dealer facing multiple wire fraud charges

The owner of an automobile dealership in Kissimmee was indicted this week on two dozen wire fraud charges after he allegedly misrepresented his finances to obtain numerous car titles from another company.

Bicyclist shot and killed in Osceola County

A man riding a bicycle was shot and killed near an intersection in Osceola County on Wednesday afternoon, and a motorcyclist has been arrested in connection with the homicide.
scattered clouds
88.3 ° F
91.1 °
83.1 °
64 %
40 %
87 °
90 °
92 °
81 °
81 °