At approximately 2:00 PM on Sunday, May 30, 2021, Titusville Police responded to a traffic crash with injuries at the intersection of North Washington Avenue (US1) and the entrance of Parrish Medical Center involving a motorcycle and a vehicle.
A preliminary investigation has revealed a motorcycle carrying a driver and passenger traveling north on US1, struck the driver’s side of a white BMW X5 as the driver, Vidya Nitin Hate , 71, of Titusville, attempted a left turn from the Parrish Medical Center parking lot onto southbound North Washington Avenue.
The male motorcyclist, Gerald James Muoio, 47, of Titusville, was pronounced deceased at the scene. The female motorcyclist, Laura Ellen Sharkey, 50, of Titusville, was transported to a local hospital and later deceased.
Vidya Nitin Hate was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
This traffic crash remains under investigation by the Titusville Police Department and more information will be releases upon its conclusion. Anyone with information in reference to this traffic crash is urged to call Titusville Police at (321) 264-7800.