According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the crash happened on US 41 at the intersection of Arrowhead Boulevard in North Fort Myers.
Report says the crash happened on US 41 at the intersection of Arrowhead Boulevard in North Fort Myers.
The Florida Highway Patrol report says an 85-year-old man was attempting to make a left turn onto US Business 41 when the accident happened. He reportedly failed to yield the right of way to an oncoming Kawasaki Vulcan driven by a 35-year-old Justin Bent.
Bent was thrown from his bike and later pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the vehicle and his wife Virginia were both taken to the hospital for minor injuries.
FHP said the area where this crash happened has recently become a familiar place for them. There have been reports of four crashes alone on the 1.5 mile stretch between Pirates Rest Road and Island Vista Drive.
The crash in still under investigation and no charges has been filed yet.
Marc Anidjar, from the Law Firm of Anidjar and Levine, comments on this crash: “This was a serious accident in which a man lost his life in a motorcycle verses car crash. We wish the family of Mr. Bent our deepest condolences for their loss. At this time it is important for his family to contact and discuss next steps with an attorney that is experienced in how to handle the complexities of a tragedy like this. We at Anidjar & Levine wish to express our condolences to everyone connected to this tragedy.”
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