MAN DIES AFTER MOTORCYCLE GOES AIRBORNE

Broward Sheriff's Office: Public Information Office
PIO Number:
20-7-15
BSO Case Number:
12-2007-001538
Date:
July 13, 2020
Time:
6:03 p.m.
Jurisdiction:
Oakland Park 
Place of Occurrence:
Northwest 57th Street and North Andrews Avenue, Oakland Park
Victim:
Adult male, name withheld pending next-of-kin notification (DECEASED)
Description of Incident:
Broward Sheriff’s Office traffic homicide detectives are investigating a single motor-vehicle crash that left one dead on Monday. 

At approximately 6:03 p.m. July 13, BSO deputies responded to a crash involving a motorcycle at the intersection of Northwest 57th Street and North Andrews Avenue in Oakland Park.

Preliminary investigation revealed that the victim was traveling southbound on a motorcycle on North Andrews Avenue when he struck a raised concrete median. The impact caused the motorcycle to become airborne, drop and then slide to a final rest. The victim, who was not wearing a helmet, was ejected from the motorcycle and subsequently suffered severe head trauma. 

Oakland Park Fire Rescue responded, and the victim was transported to Broward Health Medical Center where he was pronounced deceased at approximately 6:52 p.m.

The traffic homicide investigation continues. 

INVESTIGATORS:
Dets. C. De Jesus & S. Strzalkowski, THI
Sgt. R. Hager, THI

THIS REPORT BY:
Gerdy St. Louis/PIO
7/14/20 1355

Oakland Park 
OPFR