By: Chris Brunner
A Parkland man has lost his life in a motorcycle accident in Coral Springs on Monday.
At approximately 10:08 p.m. around the 5700 block of University Drive, preliminary investigation indicates that Sebastian Figueroa, 30, was operating a Honda 600F4 Motorcycle, traveling north on University Drive when he collided with a 2015 Nissan Sentra driven by Miguel Sanchez-Ayala, 29, of Coconut Creek who was traveling south on University Drive. According to the report, Sanchez-Ayala collided with the motorcycle as he was attempting to turn left in front of him.
Figueroa was transported to Broward Health North where he succumbed to injuries sustained in the crash the next day. Figueroa was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash. Sanchez-Ayala was transported to Broward Health Coral Springs for evaluation.
Coral Springs Police are asking for anyone who witnessed the crash to contact Traffic Homicide Investigator Eric Shuster at 954-346-1247.
Chris has been a contributing writer at Tamarac Talk and Coral Springs Talk since high school. He is a resident of Coral Springs and is currently attending college.