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18-year-old motorcyclist dies after Boynton Beach crash

Posted: 1:06 PM, Oct 09, 2016
Updated: 2016-10-10 17:11:02Z

The driver of a motorcycle involved in a crash Sunday morning in Boynton Beach died as a result of his injuries Monday morning at Delray Medical Center, according to local police.

Phillip Frossard, 18, of Boynton Beach, was ejected from his black 2003 Kawasaki motorcycle after it struck a gray 2012 BMW 750Li in the 1700 block of North Congress Ave. at around 10 a.m. Sunday. 

 

A 17-year-old passenger on the motorcycle was also thrown from the vehicle, but police said she is expected to recovery from her injuries.

The driver of the BMW, Joseph Gray, 39, of Boynton Beach, was not injured.

Police said he told investigators that he was traveling south on North Congress Avenue and entered the left turn lane to travel east onto Renaissance Drive.

Gray said he observed the motorcycle in the distance traveling north in the center lane of North Congress Avenue.

Gray said that given the distance of the motorcycle, he proceeded to make a left turn onto Renaissance Drive. He was about to clear the outside northbound lane of travel when the motorcycle struck the BMW’s right rear tire.

Investigators believe speed was a factor in the cause of the crash.

Police are asking anyone who witnessed the crash is asked to call Traffic Homicide Investigator Dennis Castro at 561-742-6147.