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Motorcyclist Killed, 2nd Rider Hurt, In Turnpike Crash

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One person died in a double motorcycle crash on the Florida Turnpike in Miramar on June 6, 2011. (CBS4)

One person died in a double motorcycle crash on the Florida Turnpike in Miramar on June 6, 2011. (CBS4)

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MIRAMAR (CBS4) – One person is dead, a second critically injured, after a crash involving two motorcycles and car on the Florida Turnpike.

The Florida Highway Patrol said the motorcyclists were traveling southbound at high rate of speed Sunday evening when one of them hit a car near Red Road. The motorcyclist bounced off the car and hit the second motorcycle.

The FHP said one man went flying off bike; he died on the scene. The second rider was rushed to Broward General Medical Center in critical condition.

The driver of the car, who waited for the authorities after the crash, was not at fault and will not face any charges.

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