Melbourne

1 Dead, 1 Injured In Melbourne Motorcycle Crash

MELBOURNE, Florida – On Tuesday, March 14, 2023, Melbourne police officers responded to the 800 Block of South Harbor City Boulevard regarding a vehicle versus motorcycle crash.

Upon their arrival, they discovered the operator and passenger of a Harley Davidson Motorcycle had been thrown from the motorcycle and had suffered serious, life-threatening injuries as a result of the crash.

Both persons were transported to an area hospital by emergency medical services for medical treatment where the passenger ultimately succumbed to the injuries sustained in the crash.

Initial investigation reveals the motorcycle was traveling southbound on South Harbor City Boulevard when a gray Fiat attempted to turn left from a business parking lot into northbound lanes, and across the motorcycle’s lane of travel.
The passenger of the motorcycle did not appear to be wearing a helmet. Impairment of drugs or alcohol is not believed to be a factor in this crash at this time.
The crash is still under investigation.
The Traffic Enforcement Unit is currently investigating this crash as a Traffic Homicide Investigation. If you have any information regarding this investigation, please call Traffic Homicide Investigator Officer Blair at (321) 616-6118.

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