According to ABC 10 News, the crash occurred when a motorcycle operated by a 32-year-old man from Miami Beach rear-ended a scooter driven by 24-year-old Erik Andrew Lau. The impact of the collision caused Lau to be thrown from his scooter.
The motorcyclist then veered out of the traffic lane and struck a man who was fishing off the bridge before being ejected from the motorcycle.
Both Lau and the motorcyclists were pronounced dead at the scene. The fisherman, identified as Daryl Jerome Williams, 30, was transported to Jackson Memorial Hopsital’s Ryder Trauma Center where he later died.
The motorcyclist’s identity has not been released, and the accident remains under investigation.
The following information regarding motorcycle accidents is provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA):