Motorcycle rider dies after plunge off overpass near I-95

 

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – A motorcycle rider was killed Tuesday after his bike plunged off an overpass near

interstate 1-95 in Fort Lauderdale, authorities said.

Battalion Chief Stephen Gollan, a spokesman for Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue, said the crash happened around 4:30 p.m. near the Broward Boulevard exit. The motorbike landed in the middle of I-95 south, Gollan said.

The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene, Gollan said.

The crash caused major delays during the busy evening commute. As of 5:30 p.m., two lanes were closed and delays stretched back seven miles. Authorities urged drivers to avoid the area and use alternate routes.

One Response to “Motorcycle rider dies after plunge off overpass near I-95”

  1. path_to_url EmmysHot

    Thats story is crazy. I feel so bad for the rider and their family R.I.P.

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