1 Dead After Winter Haven Motorcycle Accident

A fatal motorcycle crash has caused road closures in Winter Haven.

Polk County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Homicide detectives are currently conducting a fatal crash investigation involving a car versus a motorcycle. There is one fatality.

At approximately 2:57 p.m. Saturday, the PCSO received notification of a crash on Lake Ruby Drive West and Cypress Gardens Boulevard SE, in Winter Haven, in which a female driver operating a white Mazda 3 collided with a blue BMW motorcycle operated by a white adult male.

The male motorcycle operator died on scene.

Lake Ruby is currently closed with no traffic flow. Motorists are asked to avoid the area and seek alternate routes.

The investigation is ongoing.

Allison Leslie is a University of South Florida graduate with a bachelors degree in Mass Communications. She joined Genesis in 2016. With a passion for sports, Allison has interned with 620 WDAE, Pewter Report, Trifecta Team: St. Petersburg Bowl, Bullscast, and many other publications. Being a native to the Bay Area, she has followed and supported Tampa Bay teams her whole life.