Motorcyclist Dies After Traffic Crash
(February 6, 2023) - On February 5, 2023, at approximately 6:34 p.m. Officers from the Cape Coral Police Department responded to a vehicle versus motorcyclist traffic accident at 200-block of NE Pine Island Road. Major Crash Investigators responded to the scene. The synopsis of the crash from the Major Crash Investigator is as follows:
DATE: February 5, 2023
TIME: 6:34 p.m.
LOCATION: NE Pine Island Rd (SR 78)/NE 2nd Place
ASSIGNED THI: Corporal Jeffrey Barkley
VEHICLE 1: 2014 Nissan Altima.
VEHICLE 1 DRIVER: Gerny Alvarez Llerena, DOB 08/29/1989 of Cape Coral, FL.
VEHICLE 1 DRIVER INJURIES: Llerena suffered no injuries in the crash.
VEHICLE 1 PASSENGER 1: Mayra Antaigua-Abad, DOB 12/16/1993 of Cape Coral, FL.
VEHICLE 1 PASSENGER 1 INJURIES: Antaigua-Abad suffered minor injuries in the crash.
VEHICLE 1 PASSENGER 2: Gendry Alvarez, DOB 10/27/2022 of Cape Coral, FL
VEHICLE 1 PASSENGER 2 INJURIES: Alvarez suffered no injuries in the crash.
VEHICLE 1 PASSENGER 3: Joaquin Estafano Palle-Antaigua, DOB 03/20/2012 of Cape Coral, FL.
VEHICLE 1 PASSENGER 3 INJURIES: Palle-Antaigua suffered no injuries in the crash.
VEHICLE 1 PASSENGER 4: Jacziel Caleb Palle-Antaigua, DOB 05/27/2016 of Cape Coral, FL.
VEHICLE 1 PASSENGER 4 INJURIES: Palle-Antaigua suffered no injuries in the crash.
VEHICLE 2: 2010 Harley Davidson FLHT Classic.
VEHICLE 2 DRIVER: Raymond G Danielski, DOB 02/23/1954 of Madison Heights, MI.
VEHICLE 2 DRIVER INJURIES: Danielski, suffered fatal injuries in the crash.
VEHICLE 2 PASSENGER: Robin Lynn Atkins, DOB 01/15/1960 of Shelby Township, MI.
VEHICLE 2 PASSENGER INJURIES: Atkins suffered serious bodily injuries.
Vehicle 1 was traveling westbound on SR 78 (NE Pine Island Rd) and was stopped in the left turn lane to turn south onto NE 2nd Pl.
Vehicle 2 was traveling eastbound on SR 78 (NE Pine Island Rd) in the inside travel lane and was approaching the intersection of NE 2nd Pl.
Vehicle 1 proceeded with its left turn and turned into the path of Vehicle 2. Vehicle 2 applied heavy braking and steered to the right to avoid an collision but was unable to do so.
The front wheel of Vehicle 2 struck the right side of Vehicle 1 near the front wheel. The impact ejected both occupants of Vehicle 2. The occupants went airborne over the hood of Vehicle 1 and they came to final rest on the southside of the eastbound lanes.
Both occupants of Vehicle 2 sustained life threatening injuries and were trauma alerted to the hospital. The driver of Vehicle 2 passed away at the hospital from the injuries he sustained in the crash. The passenger of Vehicle 2`s injuries were later downgraded to serious but non-life-threatening.
Alcohol/drugs ARE NOT a factor in this crash. Speed is also NOT a factor in this crash. Next-of-kin HAVE BEEN notified.
The Traffic Homicide Unit deployed the Leica RTC360 scanner and laser mapped the scene of the incident.
If you witnessed this traffic crash or have information, please contact the Cape Coral Police Department by calling 239-574-3223, or submitting a tip to CCPDtips@capecoral.gov. Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS. Please use the Case Report # 23-002690.