Man runs red light, dies after West Palm Beach crash with big rig

WEST PALM BEACH, FL – A motorcyclist, a 39-year-old man, was killed after he ran a red light and crashed into a semi-truck turning onto Okeechobee Boulevard Sunday. 

According to CBS 12, this collision happened before 4:30 a.m. when the 2015 Volo semi-truck, which had a green light, came into Okeechobee from Florida’s Turnpike. The motorcyclist, 39-year-old Wayne Doucet, had hit Volo at the fuel tank. 

The driver of the Volvo appears to be unharmed. Doucet was transported to St. Mary’s Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead after 5 a.m. 

The West Palm Beach truck and motorcycle accident lawyers of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller, Overbeck & Baxter P.A. have provided this story for informational purposes only, and it should not be construed as legal advice. However, if you or someone you love has been injured in a collision that was someone else’s fault, we would like to discuss your options for pursuing financial compensation at your convenience. Contact our offices today for a free consultation by calling  800.689.8180 or filling out our online contact form. 

Last Updated : June 19, 2023

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