According to the Florida Today newspaper, a Rockledge motorcyclist was hit and killed in a motorcycle accident by a man fleeing police in a car at speeds reportedly in excess of 90 mph on Murrell Road. The motorcycle accident occurred in the early morning hours of August 31, 2012. The 29 year old driver of the car was driving without a license and abandoned his car after crashing into the rear of a motorcycle, leading police to call for assistance from the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office aviation unit to find him. The 29 year old man was eventually found and arrested and charged with vehicle homicide, leaving the scene of a crash resulting in death, reckless driving and operating a motor vehicle with a suspended driver’s license.
The driver of the motorcycle, a 23 year old Rockledge man, was killed as a result of this rear end collision motorcycle accident Sadly, a Rockledge police officer clocked the speeding car southbound on Murrell Road traveling at 95 mph in a 40 mph zone. The motorcycle accident occurred before the Rockledge police officer was able to stop the speeding driver. According to reports, the 29 year old car driver has a colorful driving record.
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