Motorcycle Crash On Cortez Road Fatal For Bradenton Rider

Florida Highway Patrol reported a fatal motorcycle accident Sunday.

The crash took place when 18 year old Hugo Arellano rode a 2004 Suzuki motorcycle wast on Cortez Road and approached the intersection of 106th.

In the westbound lanes a Buick Lacrosse being driven by ninety-year old William Mitchell attempted to turn left into 106th Street across Cortez. The 90 year old driver did not see the oncoming motorcyclist and drove directly into his path.

As a result of the violent crash, Arellano died of his injures at the scene however Mitchell and his passenger were unharmed in the accident.

Florida Highway Patrol said charges are pending and the accident is under further investigation.