Motorcyclist killed by DUI suspect in Boca Raton

BOCA RATON, FL – A 51-year-old woman was killed in Boca Raton after being rear-ended by a driver police suspect of impairment, local news reports.

The accident occurred at the intersection of Southwest 18th Street and Boca Rio Road around 2 a.m. on Friday morning.

The victim was riding west on a Kawasaki Vulcan when she was struck from behind by a 39-year-old man driving a Tesla.

The motorcyclist was rushed to the hospital, where she was later pronounced dead. The Tesla driver showed signs of impariment and is being investigated.

The Boca Raton 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 : February 23, 2023

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