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Motorcycle crash in Manatee County kills 1, leaves 2 uninjured

One man killed in a collision at the intersection of Florida Boulevard & Washington Street in...
One man killed in a collision at the intersection of Florida Boulevard & Washington Street in Bradenton near Trailer Estates senior community.(WWSB)
Published: Dec. 26, 2021 at 5:30 PM EST
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BRADENTON, Fla. (WWSB) -A motorcycle crash in Manatee County has killed one unidentified 33-year-old Palmetto man, and left two others uninjured.

According to a release from Florida Highway Patrol and responding troopers on scene said a Chrysler SUV was traveling eastbound on Florida Blvd approaching the intersection at Washington Street, per the release a Kawasaki Motorcycle was traveling westbound on Florida Blvd approaching the intersection with Washington Street, traveling at a high rate of speed.

The Chrysler then proceeded to make a left turn traveling into the path of the motorcycle, which steered to the right to avoid a collision but was unsuccessful causing the motorcycle’s front to collide with the right side of the Chrysler. The unidentified 33-year-old driver of the motorcycle was pronounced deceased on scene by the Manatee County EMS, while the 71 and 70-year-old pair from Rockford, MI driving the Chrysler SUV were confirmed to be unharmed.

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