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Chris Schneider
27 April 2022

Palmetto Motorcyclist Dies After Collision

Palmetto Motorcyclist Dies After Collision

A 28-year-old Palmetto motorcyclist died after he collided with a car Tuesday evening, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

The motorcyclist was traveling west on the north shoulder of 21st Street East, approaching the intersection of 12th Avenue East. A sedan driver from Palmetto was heading east on 21st Street East, preparing to turn left onto 12th Avenue East.

The motorcycle entered the roadway and started west across 12th Avenue East. The sedan driver turned left onto 12th Avenue East at the same time as the motorcyclist, and the two collided, investigators said.

The Palmetto motorcyclist died from his injuries, troopers said. The driver of the sedan reported minor injuries.